Beware of fake recruitment notice in circulation, NOUN alerts Nigerians

By Sunday Adama
NOUN gate

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), has again cautioned the general public to beware of a fake recruitment notice being peddled by a website:

In a release issued and signed by the university’s Director of Media and Publicity, Malam Ibrahim Sheme on Monday 12th July, 2021, he stated that "a Nigerian website, has just published a wordy announcement that the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) is recruiting staff.

"With the mischievous screamer, 'Massive Recruitment at the National Open University of Nigeria NOUN', the notorious website falsely informed its visitors that the institution is calling for applications for recruitment as members of its academic and non-academic staff.

"The University hereby informs the general public that the story from is fake and should therefore be dismissed for what it is," the director emphasized.

Speaking further Sheme said "as we had cause to advise in the past, the public should beware of the kind of stuff those purveyors of falsehood dish out to gullible readers with the apparent purpose of attracting hits to their websites.

"In a similar rebuttal we issued last year, we wish to restate once again that after fully complying with the Federal Government's directive to join the Integrated Payroll and Personal Information System (IPPIS), NOUN cannot employ anyone without government approval."