Army parades fake recruitment suspect, warn against job adverts on social media


The Nigerian Army has warned members of the general public that any recruitment campaign through Facebook into the Nigerian Army is a fraud.
Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Kukasheka Usman, gave the warning in Abuja while parading one Samuel Omoh Eromosele, a suspect involved in defrauding members of the public and even military personnel seeking advancement in their career in the military and para-military services especially Nigerian Army and Nigerian Customs Service.
“The public are please reminded that recruitment and commission into the Nigerian Army are free and should report any person or persons that request for any form of gratification to facilitate entry.
“The public are to please disregard any person fronting for any military officer or personality to secure recruitment in the Nigerian Army,” Col. Usman said.
Narrating how Eromosele operated, Usman recalled the Nigerian Army had on Jun 3 alerted members of the public to the fraudulent activities of a syndicate including one Balogun Precious Ehi.
The syndicate, he said specialize in extorting money from unsuspecting members of the public under the guise of enlisting them into the army.
The Nigerian Army further informed the public that efforts were ongoing to track and apprehend members of the syndicate.
“The paraded Samuel Omoh Eromosele is one of the fraudsters. The suspect has been masquerading as ‘Balogun Precious Ehi’ to defraud members of the public using the good name of the Army.
“Thanks to the Nigerian Army Corps of Military Police (NACMP), this suspect was trailed to his family house at Ewu in Esan-Central Local Government Area of Edo State where he was arrested in the early hours of June 17.
Subsequent investigation carried out by the NACMP, according to Usman revealed that Eromosele had on May 9 2015, posted an advertisement in the comments section of the website known as …Read More

Source:: New Mail