INEC dismisses recruitment advert as fake

August 15, 2021
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INEC dismisses recruitment advert as fake

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has alerted the public on the activities of scammers operating fake recruitment websites purportedly acting on behalf of the Commission.

It warned that scammers are circulating the commission’s old recruitment advertisement on social media with the obvious intention to lure and dupe unsuspecting members of the public.

According to a statement signed by National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, “the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) wishes to, once again, draw the attention of members of the public to the activities of scammers and those we have previously referred to as “fake employment merchants and racketeers” who open fake employment websites and issue fake employment letters purporting to be acting on behalf of the Commission.

“These scammers are once again circulating the Commission’s old recruitment advertisement on the social media with the obvious intention to lure and dupe unsuspecting members of the public with attractive offers of employment,” he said.

INEC added: “The Commission unequivocally dissociates itself from the antics of these scammers and fake employment merchants and reiterates the fact that its recruitment portal is no longer active and was shut down the moment the Commission suspended its recruitment exercise.

“It will be recalled that on the 30th of May 2020 and 31st December 2020, the Commission issued a statement drawing the attention of the public to the circulation of purported letters of employment/appointment allegedly emanating from it. We had informed members of the public that the recruitment exercise has been suspended.

“The Commission will continue to conduct its activities in the best tradition of openness and transparency. This policy of transparency informs the wide publicity given to its recruitment drive any time the Commission embarks on such.

“We advise the public to discountenance all rumours of recruitment by the Commission and treat letters of employment/recruitment purportedly emanating from the Commission as a scam,” the commission stated.

 (The Nation)

Source: News Express


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