INEC Clears Air on Alleged Recruitment

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has disassociated from a fake employment scam ongoing, claiming to recruit for the Commission.
The INEC Commissioner, Chairman Information and Voter Education, Barr Festus Okoye, described the news as fake, adding that it is the ” activities of some fraudsters” false, entirely acting like the Commission.
Recall that the Commission had sometimes age disclaimed similar news, calking on the populace to be careful of fraudsters on social media.

The Commission also disclosed that the “unscrupulous elements have gone to the extent of cloning the logo of the Commission and commenced soliciting for applicants to apply for jobs in the Commission”.
According to Okoye, The fraudsters claim to have appointed consultants to the Commission and are reportedly asking ignorant Nigerians to pay some amount of money as application fees.
“It will be recalled that the Commission had at least on two previous occasions in the last few months issued disclaimers on the matter of fake employment merchants and racketeers who open fake employment websites, collecting money from unsuspecting members of the public and disseminating fake employment letters purporting to be acting on behalf of the Commission.

“The claim of being appointed consultants adds a new dimension to the fake employment scam. The general public should note that not only is the Commission not recruiting at the moment, but it also has not appointed any consultants or agency to recruit on its behalf.
“The Commission calls on members of the public to be cautious and not allow themselves to be hoodwinked by fraudsters.
“Any person who is approached by any individual or group claiming to be recruiting for the Commission should please report to security agencies”, Okoye added.

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