From Maurice Okafor, Enugu
The Enugu state government has cautioned members of the public to avoid being tricked by suspected fraudsters, who hacked Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi MTN line and since thereafter has been calling some members of the public including Government officials, demanding for one favour or another.
A press statement signed by the state commissioner for information, Hon Chidi Aroh,states that the matter has been reported to security agencies and Telecom Service Providers have been duly notified and they are working seriously to appehend the culprits.
The statement reads,”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” Amoke stated.