Governor Ugwuanyi’s phone number hacked

Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi

Enugu State Government has decried the hacking of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s phone number by fraudsters.

Commissioner for Information, Chidi Aroh, in a statement on Thursday said the governor’s MTN cellphone number was hacked by unknown fraudsters on same day.

According to him, the fraudsters have been using the hacked number to call members of the public, including government officials.

“Enugu State Government hereby informs members of the public of this unfortunate incident and urges them to disregard any call or message emanating from the said phone line,” the commmisioner said in the statement.

“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.”