Governor of Enugu State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s phone has been hacked by fraudsters.
This was revealed in a statement by the Enugu State Government on Thursday, April 16.
Chidi Aroh, the state’s information commissioner disclosed that the Governor’s phone was hacked and used to call members of the public, Government officials inclusive.
The Enugu State Government, therefore, expressed its regret over the incident, disclosed that Security Agencies and the Telecom Service Providers have been informed and working to identify the fraudsters.
The statement says;
“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.”