Ministry of Interior warns job seekers against fraudulent offers

Job seekers in the country have been warned to be mindful of people who disguise themselves as staff of government offices to offer jobs which they collect huge amounts of money for. 

Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior, Dr. Shuaib Belgore in a statement released on Wednesday May 5 said that all job placements and recruitments into all government offices in Nigeria are absolutely free and no money is required for any appointment.

The statement read; 




It is being reported that job seekers have fallen victims of some unscrupulous staff of Government offices who require these unsuspecting and desperate job seekers to part with huge amount of money with the pretence to ensure they secure appointments of government jobs- of importance to the Interior Ministry is the unfortunate incident of the job scamming and racketeering of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

2. The Ministry has put up several notifications and warnings- advising these desperate job seekers to avoid like a plague, such money requests by government officials.

3. All job placements and recruitments into all government offices in Nigeria are-ABSOLUTELY FREE-NO MONEY IS REQUIRED FOR ANY APPOINTMENT.

4. The Management of the Ministry of Interior is hereby making this clarification and public enlightenment- advising all applicants to follow the necessary procedures of applying into any of its Agencies’ job vacancies. They are also to be wary of any official, requesting for money for job placement which the Ministry frowns at with punishment attached, in line with the Public Service Rule of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Dr. Shuaib Belgore.

Permanent Secretaty

5/5/ 2021