Lagos Govt. warns job seekers against fake recruitment exercise
By News Desk
The Lagos State Government has warned teachers and other job seekers aiming to join the state civil service to be wary of fraudsters using the internet to place an unapproved job offers in the state.
It added that teachers and other job seekers aiming to work for the state government should disregard any website or electronic mail advertising fresh job placement in Lagos.
The State Universal Basic Education Board (LASUBEB), in a statement made available to The Guild on Friday, stressed that the job advertisement making the rounds were entirely false and intended to defraud unsuspecting members of the public.
LASUBEB argued that the job adverts currently been circulated by the fraudsters were already placed on hold on hold after coronavirus spread to Lagos a few weeks ago.
“The Attention of the Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (LASUBEB) has been drawn to an unauthorized social media circulation of a new recruitment exercise for public primary school teachers.
“Recall that we had earlier informed the public that the ongoing LASUBEB teachers’ recruitment exercise was put on hold due to COVID-19 Pandemic in line with the state government directive that all public gatherings be halted.
“The Board categorically dissociates itself from the adverts and website offerings as well as any email purported to have originated from the state regarding this subject. The job advertisements are entirely false and are intended to defraud unsuspecting members of the public.
“In the event that any individual receives an email from any platform or website advertising teaching opportunities from LASUBEB, please proceed by absolutely DISREGARDING the message. DO NOT supply any personal details nor make payments to any individual or website.
“We hereby inform the general public that the continuation of the Teachers Recruitment exercise will commence in due course and successful applicants will be notified accordingly”, it added.
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