Police Arrest Fake Recruitment Syndicate in Edo.
A syndicate that has duped tons of Niger Delta youths with a promise to secure jobs for them underneath the Federal Ethnic Council has been smashed by the Edo State Police Command.
The syndicate sold recruitment forms to their victims for N15,000 after making them to pay N2,000 registration charge.
It reportedly instructed its victims that they’d be recruited by the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs and can work underneath the Communities Security Operation Department.
Syndicate chief, who gave his identity as Prince Oyibo Emmanuel, was nabbed in Benin where he came to deal with some youths. He was paraded with two of his members, Director of Women Affairs Oyibo Enonegberu and Secretary Etsede Emmanuel.
Prince Oyibo, who stated he was chief and commander of the group, stated the Federal Ethnic Council was for teenagers in oil and fuel producing areas in Niger Delta to work as safety operatives.
Oyibo stated he didn’t must register the organisation as a result of it was recognised by the Ministry of Niger Delta. He stated:
“We don’t keep the money we collect because the money is used to keep peace in oil and gas producing communities. We have many communities that recommended their youths. I did not register the company. “It was the Federal Government that gave directive at a stakeholders meeting. I represent all ethnic nationalities. To register is N1,000. We are recognised but it is the Federal Government that will train them and give them jobs.”
Etsede, who claimed to be an artisan, stated his pal instructed him concerning the supposed Federal Government job. He stated he paid them N15,000 for the shape and so they issued him an ID card pending the job’s availability. “Last Saturday, I was called by the commander that he wish to handle those that applied in Edo State.
After his address, there was an argument and the individuals demanded refund. They called for police and he was arrested.
“I was not paid any cash”. They stated I ought to wait until the job is prepared. We don’t do any safety operation. I’ve not followed them.