The Edo State Government has debunked reports that its official website was hacked and that sensitive documents on the website were leaked by the hackers .
A statement , Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communication Strategy , Mr Crusoe Osagie , said the state government ’s website was up and running and not hacked as alleged .
He said : “ The news that some individuals have hacked Edo State Government’ s website and leaked sensitive documents is false .
“ The state ’ s official website is not for hiding documents but to enlighten the public and keep them up to date with government activities and information .
It is to provide detailed insights into the administration ’ s people- centric projects, reforms and policies . The details being distributed as leaked materials are already in the public domain .”