Fraudsters hack Enugu governor’s mobile phone, call govt officials


The mobile phone of Enugu state governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, was recently hacked by unknown fraudsters

Chidi Aroh, the state’s information commissioner, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, April 16

A report by Premium Times indicates that the mobile phone of Enugu state governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, was hacked by unknown fraudsters on Thursday, April 16.

This was revealed in a statement by Chidi Aroh, the state’s information commissioner, adding that the hackers used the governor’s phone to call people including state government officials.

However, the Enugu state government, in the statement, asked members of the public to disregard any calls or messages from the said line.

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The commissioner said: “It has come to the knowledge of Enugu State Government that the Cell Phone Line of His Excellency, the Governor of Enugu State was hacked by unknown fraudsters today, and has been used to call members of the public including Government Officials.

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“The Security Agencies and the Telecom Service Providers have been duly notified and are working round the clock to apprehend the culprits.

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“We most sincerely regret any embarrassment or inconvenience that these fraudsters may have caused unsuspecting members of the public.”

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