Fraudsters Hack Into Gov. Ugwuanyi’s Cell PhoneEnugu, Latest News, News From The State Thursday, March 3rd, 2016
By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu state has alerted members of the public on the hacking of his cell phone line by unknown persons.
Chief press Secretary, (CPS) to the Governor, Uwakwe Abugu, in a statement made available to newsmen in Enugu, the State capital, indicated that the criminal act happened on Wednesday afternoon.
The statement read: “this afternoon, March 2, 2016, the Airtel cell phone number of His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Governor of Enugu State, was hacked into by unknown persons for suspected fraudulent activities.
“This announcement is to, hereby, draw the attention of members of the public, especially those who have been reached or contacted by the suspected fraudsters and to urge them to totally disregard any communication extended to them through that cell phone number purporting to have emanated from His Excellency, the Governor.
Uwakwe, said relevant security agencies have been appropriately contacted to investigate the unfortunate incident and, accordingly, track down the perpetrators of the scam.
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