Lagos debunks job vacancy site

Luqmon Balogun, Lagos


The Lagos State government has disclaimed the information circulating on social media of a recruitment exercise for teachers in the State.

The State says the information is false and untrue, advising residents and job seekers to be more cautious in the search of white collar jobs.

The Chairman of the Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB, Dr. Oluremi Sopeyin said that the crave for job opportunities has led many people into the hands of swindlers, urging members of the public to be mindful of the activities of men of the under world.

“The state government gives priority to increasing the numbers of teachers in the state in order to cater for the teeming population of students across the state,”Dr. Sopeyin explained.

Recruitment Exercise
He mentioned that the State at the appropriate time would inform the public when recruitment exercise would begin.

Dr. Sopeyin said the master minders of the misleading information would be brought to book.

According to Dr. Sopeyin, “The state government has not started recruitment of teachers and the State government will follow due process in announcing its vacancies especially through the state government website and official social media platforms and other credible sources.”

He advised job seekers to be more vigilant in order not to fall prey to persons with ulterior intention who always use job vacancies to swindle unsuspecting members of the public.

The initiators of the message had requested that holders of NCE and BSC. Education to report to the Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board SUBEB headquarters on Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 to fill forms for vacancy positions.


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