The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has shut down its official website following confirmation that it has been hacked.
The APC National Publicity Secretary, Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu, said the decision was taken to bar evil people from carrying out their plots.
Issa-Onilu said steps were underway to clean it up, strengthen the security, and restore it as soon as possible.
“Our attention has just been drawn to the fact that the APC’s official campaign website, apc.com.ng has been hacked with unauthorised content posted on our pages.
“I have instructed that the site be taken down. Steps are underway to clean it up, strengthen the security, and restore it as soon as possible.
“We won’t allow the desperate people to succeed in their evil plots, the statement issued on Saturday by the APC spokesman read.