Niger Delta Development Commission(NDDC), has warns the public to beware of the activities of Scammers that are offering fake jobs to uniformed job seekers in the region.
NDDC Director of Corporate Affairs, Mr. Charles Odili made this known in a statement in Port Harcourt on Monday that the scammers told their targets that they were agents of the commission, usually collect money from the victims.
Odili also warned scammers to desist from the criminal act or face the consequences of their deeds.
“NDDC is once again compelled to alert members of the public of activities offering placements in non-existent empowerment programmes purportedly being run by the commission.
“We have received several inquiries from potential victims, who were deceived into believing that NDDC was currently running different training and skills acquisition programs.
“The hapless job-seekers are being asked by scammers to pay some enrollment fees into fake accounts,” he said.
“Members of the public should note that these dubious individuals, who impersonate NDDC officials, are exploiting the social media to carry out their nefarious activities.
“We advise those who have genuine business with NDDC to always cross-check their information at the commission’s official website and other social media handles.
“We warn those claiming to represent the commission or its Chief Executive Officer in non-existent programs to desist forthwith or they will be arrested and prosecuted,” he warned.