From Yakubu Mustapha Minna
The National Examination Council has charged the general public to disregard an online publication purporting that the body is planning to recruit new staff.
The National Examination Council, NECO, said it was the antics of fraudsters to dupe unsuspecting applicants.
The Acting Registrar of the Council, Abubakar Gana disclosed this yesterday in a statement issued by his Head of Information and Public Relations, Azeez Sani, who noted that the report of recruitment was false and the imagination of fraudsters.
According to the statement, “the Council enjoins members of the public to disregard the publication as it has no plan to recruit new staff. The Council hereby strongly states that the publication is the product of the imagination of fraudsters who are out to defraud unsuspecting members of the public”.
Gana added that the leadership of the Council has issued stern warning to fraudsters involved in the scam adding that anyone caught in the nefarious act will face the wrath of the law, adding that the public especially applicants should shun the antics of the fraudsters in other not to fall victim
He said that the leadership of NECO was on the same page with the change mantra of the present administration of President Mohammedu Bahari which is optimized by transparency and zero tolerance for impunity.