Hackers failed in an attempt to take control of Osinbajo’s Twitter account, says Akande

Ebun Francis|

The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, has said that there were attempts by hackers to gain access into Professor Yemi Osinbajo’s (VP) Twitter account.

Akande who made the disclosure on Saturday vis his Twitter handle, however, said the attempt will not stop the Vice President from communicating to Nigerians through the social network.

He said, “Yesterday, there were failed external attempts to gain unauthorized access to the Vice President’s Twitter Account.

“Since, we have been in contact with Twitter, securing the account, and forestalling a re-occurrence.

“The VP will continue to actively communicate with our citizens”.

Following the attempted to hack the vice president’s account, Twitter, on Saturday unverified the account.

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All tweets by the account have since been deleted and his profile picture and header image have been taken down.

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