The executive Governor of Enugu State, His Excellency, Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s phone was reportedly hacked by suspected fraudsters.
This was confirmed by the state’s Information Commissioner, Chidi Aroh, in a statement released on Thursday April 16, 2020, according to him, the Governor’s phone was hacked and used to Government Officials.
The state commissioner also assured the public that they are working with tirelessly with Telecommunication Service Providers to help bring the culprits to justice.
Read his full statement below:
“It has come to the knowledge of Enugu State Government that the MTN 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.
“Enugu State Government hereby informs the members of the public of this unfortunate incident and urges them to disregard any call or message emanating from the said Phone Line.
“The Security Agencies and the Telecom Service Providers have been duly notified and are working round the clock to apprehend the culprits.
“We most sincerely regret any embarrassment or inconvenience that these fraudsters may have caused unsuspecting members of the public.”