Army Cautions Nigerians On Fraudsters; Says Recruitment Is Free

The attention of the Nigerian Army (NA) has been drawn to activities of fraudsters demanding money from applicants of the 76 Regular Recruits Intake for trades/non-trades men and women.

Army spokesperson, Usman Kukasheka, in a statement noted that the fraudsters posing as “army officers” with the names, Lieutenant Femi and Lieutenant Gbenga Danjuma, respectively, operate with the GSM number 08165007425.

According to the statement, “The NA wishes to state that the processing of application forms into the Army is free-of-charge. Applicants are advised to log on to to process their application forms or, if in doubts, call the following phone numbers: 08038575725 or 08061541440. While effort is ongoing to track and apprehend the fraudulent syndicates, the general public should note that the NA does not charge applicants money or gratification for whatever reasons.

“The public is, therefore, encouraged to report any person or group parading himself or herself as an agent of the NA for the ongoing recruitment exercise.

“The general public is also advised to be wary of dubious offers of recruitment, especially through the Internet, and report such offers or person to the nearest Nigerian Army unit or formation and Police Stations,” the statement pointed out.


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