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Scammers Hack Governor Otu’s Phone Number

Bassey-Otu (News Central TV)

Some mischievous persons have hacked one of the mobile numbers linked to Cross River State Governor, Bassey Otu.

The culprits went on to spread messages intended to extort unsuspecting members of the public.

In a statement issued by the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Emmanuel Ogbeche on Facebook, members of the public were advised to disregard unsolicited messages seeking financial assistance, purportedly from the governor.

“There have been apprehension in many quarters over unsolicited messages allegedly from Governor Bassey Otu seeking financial assistance.”

“The public is please advised to disregard any such messages purportedly from the governor.
“One of the governor’s phone numbers was breached by hi-tech criminals in the early hours of Sunday, February 11, 2024.

“The hackers have gone on to utilise the breached number to advance their nefarious activities to try to scam unsuspecting individuals. Please, do not fall to such devious attempt.

“The hacked number has been secured, while relevant security agencies are working to apprehend those behind this obnoxious act,” he said.

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