Orogun Polytechnic Warns Applicants Against Job Racketeers

Federal Polytechnic Orogun

By Eseoghene Emuke

The Federal Polytechnic Orogun, Delta State, has warned that it would take legal steps to stop criminal elements from using the institution’s name to promote their fraudulent activities on social media.

The institution also distanced itself from activities of job racketeers who defraud members of the public who are seeking employment into the school.

A statement on Tuesday by the Registrar of the Polytechnic, Mrs. Christine Aluyi, denied the institution’s connection with the activities of the alleged fraudsters.

Mrs. Aliyu particular warned job seekers to be wary of fraudsters posing as the institution’s officials to extort them.

According to the statement, “The attention of the Management of the Federal Polytechnic Orogun, Delta State has been drawn to the activities of some persons using the name of the institution to defraud unsuspecting Applicants seeking employment in the institution.

“The Polytechnic, by this notice cautions  Applicants to be wary of fraudsters posing as the institution’s officials to extort them. The members of Management of the Polytechnic will not ask Applicants to pay for job offers. Consequently, Applicants who pay money to anyone in order to be favoured to get employment does so at their own risks.

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“Furthermore, this is to notify the General Public that the Management of the Polytechnic did not authorise anyone to disseminate information on behalf of the Polytechnic on social media or elsewhere. The Management of the Polytechnic hereby disassociates itself from any illegal public notices with regard to employment. Those behind these fake social media platforms are hereby advised to close these platforms or face the wrath of the law.

“Members of the public are hereby advised to be vigilant always and to avoid being victims of the activities of fraudsters on fake Facebook, WhatsApp, websites, etc. pages.”


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