Lagos Website Not Hacked – Government

Lagos Website Not Hacked – Government

The Lagos State Commissioner for Science and Technology , Hakeem Fahm , on Saturday , debunked the news that the state government ´ s website had been hacked .

Fahm said in a statement that the information was wrong and should be disregarded by the public .

“ The attention of the Lagos State Government has been drawn to a publication by the Guardian Newspapers on Thursday , 22 nd of October 2020 , claiming that the Lagos State Government website was hacked .

“ I wish to come out to clear the air on the issue . This information is not true . Our website was never hacked .

“ Members of the public should always verify issues and get facts and figures right before dissemination .

“ For the avoidance of doubt , I hereby confirm that the Lagos State website is up and running perfectly,” he said.

The commissioner said that over the past few days , the flow of misinformation on social media and other channels had been alarming and this has put the security of residents at immense risk .




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