The Nigerian Navy has raised the alarm over enlistment fraudsters posing as recruitment agents to extort money from job seekers.
In a statement, the director of Information, Commodore Ayo Olugbode said recruitment into the Nigerian Navy direct short service commission (DSSC) is free and urged all applicants not to fall prey.
“ The attention of the Nigerian Navy has been drawn to the activities of fraudsters impersonating as Nigerian Navy enlistment agents and fraudulently extorting money from unsuspecting Nigerians.
“Prospective applicants for the Nigerian Navy Direct Short Service Commission are strongly advised not to have any dealings with anyone who demands money as a guarantee for enlistment into the Nigerian Navy.
“The general public is please reminded that enlistment and selection process into the Nigerian Navy Direct Short Service Commission is free and without any form of gratification.
“Prospective applicants are to access the guidelines for the Nigerian Navy Direct Short Service Commission enlistment on the Nigerian Navy Enlistment Portal, www.joinnigeriannavy.com which opened on 3 October 2018 for interested candidates to apply online. Applicants are to call 08062090473 and 08033063694 between 0800 and 1700 hours only or email email@example.com for technical support,” he said.