RSUTH warns public of employment scam


Lorine Emenike

The Management of the Rivers State University Teaching Hospital has warned the public over the fraudulent offering of employment by unknown persons in the institution.

Dr Friday E. Aaron, the Chief Medical Director of the Hospital in a statement on Monday said individuals have beeing issuing a fraudulent offer of recruitment on its behalf.

According to him: “It has come to our notice that specific individuals/groups of individuals/institutions have been fraudulently offering false employment opportunities on behalf of RIVERS STATE UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL (RSUTH).

“These individuals/institutions have been sending out fake employment call letters/offers and other bogus recruitment material using the Rivers State University Teaching Hospital’s name to defraud job seekers.

“False letterheads and E-mail id’s may have been created using RSUTH logo/office address. Job seekers could be duped of money as these fake recruiters ask candidates to deposit a sum of amount/draft /cheque in their fake bank accounts, to receive an offer letter from the Organization.

“We hereby declare that all such statements and representations made in such correspondence are not made on behalf of or with any authorization from RSUTH Office, Port Harcourt. Employment to any candidate without direct contact by the Admin/HR Department RSUTH, followed by a formal recruitment process to include a personal interaction session, would be considered an attempt of fraud.

“Rivers State University Teaching Hospital in its mandate to be a Healthcare citadel providing premium services through Innovation, Best Practices, Relevant Research and Training in the State, does not demand any money from individuals/groups/institutions for Training of individuals /Engagement of training partners, Skill managements”.