The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has denied hiring individuals or groups as consultants for staff recruitment.
Okoye urged members of the public to report to security agencies, individuals or group claiming to be consulting for the commission on recruitment of staff.
“The fraudsters claim that they have been appointed consultants to the Commission and are reportedly asking innocent Nigerians to pay some amount of money as application fees. “
Okoye 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.
He added that INEC issued disclaimers on the racketeers who opened fake employment websites, collecting money from unsuspecting members of the public and issuing fake employment letters purporting to be acting on behalf of the Commission.
“The claim of being appointed consultants clearly adds a new dimension to the fake employment scam.
“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
“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,” he said.(NAN)