The Nigerian Prison Service (NPS) has disassociated itself from an alleged syndicate group selling recruitment forms to unsuspected job seekers, saying, the service has not engaged anybody as recruitment agent.
A statement signed by the NPS Public Relations Officer, Francis Enoboro, said that a syndicate group led by one Mr. Balogun has opened an e-mail address and a Bank account belonging to one Mr. Orukpe Alfred Aramude with a new generation Bank purportedly on behalf of the NPS for the purpose of selling recruitment form to job seekers.
The statement, while calling on job seekers to ignore such entreaties, also revealed that efforts are been make to arrest the fraudsters.
“The Nigerian Prisons Service therefore disassociates itself from such illicit dealings and shall not be held liable for any such transaction with fraudsters masquerading as agents working for or on behalf of the NPS.
“Whoever engages in any form of business or transaction with any of such mischievous body/bodies, individual(s) or organisation(s) does so at his or her own risk as the Service shall not in any material form be liable.
“The caveat is for the consumption of the general public for sensitization and awareness.
“For further injuries, please contact the Public Relations Officer on 08023114022 or firstname.lastname@example.org.”