IN SHORT: Nigeria's Federal Polytechnic Offa in Kwara state has warned the public to be wary of internet fraudsters behind a fake recruitment going on in its name.
A message circulating on Facebook in Nigeria claims that the Federal Polytechnic Offa (Fedpoffa) is recruiting for both academic and non-academic positions in the institution.
The polytechnic is located in Offa town in Kwara state in the north-central part of the country and has 15,000 students. The institution enrolled more than 11,000 students for the 2022/23 academic year, according to media reports.
The message reads: “Federal Polytechnic Offa, Kwara State (Fedpoffa), is recruiting academic and non-academic staff for various positions this 2023/2024 academic year.”
But is the polytechnic recruiting? we checked.
“The Management describes this information as fallacious and cheap attempt to defraud the unsuspecting members of the public,” the statement said.
It warned the public to ignore the recruitment ad.
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