Home » News » Uganda news » Hackers Delete Parliament’s Twitter Page
Hackers Delete Parliament's Twitter Page

Hackers Delete Parliament’s Twitter Page

Unknown hackers have apparently accessed Uganda’s parliament Twitter page and deleted it from the social media platform. A statement was released by the Director of Communication and Public Affairs of Parliament, Chris Obore on how the August House’s Twitter page was hacked.

It should be recalled that the action took place last month. A thing that threw the lawmakers into a state of disarray.

Obore in his statement said that they tried their level best with some of the best IT technicians, but they couldn’t recover it. However, they managed to retrieve the username and created a new account.

He apologized for any inconvenience caused and added that they won’t allow such shortfalls to reoccur in the future.

“The Parliament’s twitter account was hacked and despite our best efforts, we are not able to recover it. However, we were able to recover the username and have created a new account to ensure we continue providing updates and engage with you as we have always done,’

“We assure the public that we are taking all necessary steps to ensure that such incidents do not occur in the future. We urge you to follow our new account @Parliament _Ug for plenary updates and official communication from parliament,” Obore further said in his statement.

Meanwhile, the House spent the whole of yesterday eulogizing the late state minister for labour, Col Charles Okello Engola.

Engola was murdered by his guard is set to be laid to rest at his ancestral home in Oyam district. This will be at 2pm at Awangi village in Iceme sub county.

However, there is a funeral service for him today at Kololo Ceremonial Grounds. The body will then be transported to his home in Kyanja for an overnight vigil.

On Thursday, the body will depart for Oyam. There will then be a vigil at Iceme sub-county before the body is taken to Awangi village. Another vigil will take place in his village on Friday before the burial on Saturday.

Check Also;

This is not a Paywall, but Newslex Point's journalism consumes a lot of time, hard-work and money. That's why we're kindly requesting you to support us in anyway they can, for as little as $1 or more, you can support us .

Please use the button below to contribute to Newslex Point, Inc. using a credit card or via PayPal.

Donate Button with Credit Cards

Comments

comments

Loading...

About Eninu William

Meet William, a seasoned news editor with a five-year experience in the fast-paced world of journalism. William's passion for storytelling and commitment to accuracy have propelled him through various roles. As a news editor, his responsibilities extend beyond just overseeing the day-to-day operations of a news team. He plays a crucial role in shaping the editorial direction of his publication, ensuring stories are not only timely and relevant but also adhere to the highest journalistic standards. With a finger on the pulse of current events and a deep understanding of the ever-evolving media landscape, William is always ahead of the curve.
Loading...
x

Check Also

Ugandan Debtor Instructed To Settle $17 Billion Debt To International Lender

Ugandan Debtor Instructed To Settle $17 Billion Debt To International Lender

In a recent development, an individual from Uganda has been instructed to repay a substantial ...