Journalist loses phone to pickpockets at all progressives congress convention in abuja

An Editor with Telegraph newspapers, Lekan Osinade has lost his two telephones to pickpockets during the national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) held at Eagle Square, Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital.
Penpushing reports that, the thieves as at the time of filing this report on Sunday, have accessed the victim’s WhatsApp soliciting for financial assistance from contacts on the WhatsApp, even when the lines already blocked by Osinade.
The journalist flew to Abuja from Lagos on official assignment to cover the national convention of the ruling party when the incident occurred, while police report had already  been made by the victim, as a measure to address the ugly development.
Penpushing further reports that, as a proactive  measure to prevent any fraud from the pickpockets, Osinade had issued out a statement on social media to caution his family, friends and associates from falling victims of the fraudsters, stressing that any messages from the phone lines should be ignored until he retrieve the lines.
“Fraud Alert!  Please ignore financial requests being solicited through my WhatsApp lines. My phones were stolen yesterday, during the APC National Convention in Abuja. Though I’ve blocked the sim lines immediately, the hoodlums are still accessing WhatsApp through Wifi.  Please ignore their antics, I hope to retrieve the lines immediately the operators resume work tomorrow.
Thanks”,Osinade wrote.

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