The Federal Road safety Corps (FRSC) has warned members of the public that certain fraudsters have put up a website announcing an ongoing recruitment by the Corps with the aim of duping innocent job seekers.
In a statement released on Friday, the Corps says it is not yet conducting any form of recruitment and will make it a public knowledge through major newspapers and other relevant media whenever such recruitment exercise is to take place as already approved by the Federal Government.
According to Bisi Kazeem, the Corps Public Education Officer Corps Public Education Officer, FRSC fake FRSC website has been created by some fraudsters in this regard to fleece unsuspecting applicants of their hard earned money.
“The attention of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has been drawn to reports that the Corps has advertised and has started a fresh recruitment exercise,” he states, adding, “The Corps Marshal, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, has therefore ordered that a public alert be given to innocent Nigerians to disregard the false information being peddled by the fraudsters in the social media.”
Kazeem assured that the activities of the fraudsters are being investigated by relevant authorities.
Kazeem also stated that the Corps Marshal clarified thus: “His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari has graciously given approval for the recruitment of qualified Nigerians into the services of the Corps, but the advertisement has not been made public yet.
The Corps, therefore clarifies that FRSC is at the moment not conducting any form of recruitment and will make it a public knowledge through major newspapers and other relevant media whenever such recruitment exercise is to take place as already approved by the Federal Government.
In his words, “the Corps has established mechanisms to achieve a smooth exercise and these established processes are presently undergoing scrutiny to ensure a flawless and smooth exercise. When we are ready, the public will be properly informed through adverts in the national dailies”.
Kazeem therefore called on the general public to discountenance the current portal linked to the Corps and has been in circulation in the internet and other media platforms.
He further stressed that whenever the Corps is recruiting, information on such will be readily made available through the following official platforms; www.frsc.gov.ng, www.facebook.com/FRSCNigeria or @FRSCNigeria on Twitter. The Corps can also be reached through a toll free line 122 or 070022553772, 08077690055 and 08077690397 for any confirmation or clarification on recruitment and other matters concerning the organization.