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Fraudsters, scammers circulating false recruitment ads, NCC warns Nigerians

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The Nigerian Communications Commission has warned Nigerians that it is not recruiting, urging them to beware of false adverts circulated by fraudsters and scammers.

The commission alerted the general public via a statement signed by the Director, Public Affairs, Dr Ikechukwu Adinde,​​​ on Monday, February 15, 2021.

According to the statement, the commission said it is currently not recruiting either directly or through any proxy for any position.

Adinde added that against the false advertisements being circulated online NCC maintains standard recruitment processes and procedures which it strictly abides by.

He added that any legitimate notification on recruitment into the commission and any other information can only be found on the NCC website and social media handles.

“The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) would like to draw the attention of the general public to the false advertisements being circulated online soliciting applications for a purported recruitment exercise by the Commission for 2021/2022,” the statement said.

“The Commission is not recruiting either directly or through any proxy for any position.

“The general public is hereby warned to be wary and vigilant to avoid falling victim to the ploys of fraudsters and scammers who are circulating the false recruitment notices.

“The public should note that the Commission has standard recruitment processes and procedures which it strictly abides by.

“For accurate and reliable information, members of the public are advised to ALWAYS visit the Commission’s website (www.ncc.gov.ng) and its verified social media handles on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube,” the statement read.

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