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Enugu State Governor’s phone number hacked

The phone number of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, the Executive Governor of Enugu State has been reportedly hacked by suspected fraudsters.

In a statement by the state’s commissioner of Information, Nnayelugo Chidi Aro, the Governor’s phone number was hijacked and attempts where made by the suspected fraudsters to use it for sinister motives before they were stopped.

He however assured that the state government and security operatives are working round the clock to track and apprehend the culprits.

The full statement: 

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
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.
Nnayelugo Chidi Aroh
Hon. Commissioner for Information
Enugu State
Enugu State is in the hands of God!

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Chikezie Ogbonna Administrator
Chikezie Ogbonna Onyenonuzochi is a passionate Journalist, Web Developer, Photographer, and a Film Maker. He is the editorial manager of The Choice Flame Newspaper and has deep passion for innovative story telling geared towards development at all level
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