#NigeriaElections2023 : 15 Cyber Hackers Arrested Over Plot To Hack INEC Portal

#NigeriaElections2023 : 15 Cyber Hackers Arrested Over Plot To Hack INEC Portal

 The police in Katsina State have detained and arrested 15 suspected party cyber

hackers for allegedly planning to tamper with the outcome of today's presidential and national assembly elections.

According to Aynaijang, Gambo Isah, spokesman for the Katsina police command, who made this information public to reporters on Friday evening, the suspects were in possession of a number of electronic devices, laptop computers, and other tools when they were apprehended.

Gambo however said further investigation into the case is ongoing and the outcome of the probe will be made public soon. “We invited experts and they are doing their work on the system to ascertain actually what is in the place because of its sensitivity,” Gambo said. This newspaper reports that Nigerians elect their new leader on Saturday. The 2023 election is the first in the country’s history which will not feature an incumbent or military ruler since 1999, when the nation returned to democratic rule.

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