By Doris Esa
Abuja – The Nigerian Navy has cautioned prospective applicants for its 2018 Direct Short Service Commission, to be wary of activities of fraudsters demanding money to facilitate their enlistment into the service.
Commodore Ayo Olugbode, the Director of Information, Nigerian Navy, gave the warning in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja.
He added that enlistment and selection process into the Nigerian Navy Direct Short Service Commission is free and without any form of gratification.
He said that “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.
“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 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.’’
He said that prospective applicants could access the guidelines for the Nigerian Navy Direct Short Service Commission enlistment on the Nigerian Navy Enlistment Portal, www.joinnigeriannavy.com.
He added that the registration portal opened on Oct.3 to receive online applications from interested applicants.
The NN spokesman directed applicants to call 08062090473 and 08033063694 between 0800 and 1700 hours (8am and 5pm) only, for further clarifications.
He added that applicants could also send email enquiries to: [email protected] for technical support. (NAN)