Lagos dissociates self from admission racket

Lagos State Government has dissociated itself from fake advertorials making the rounds on the internet about admission into the State School of Nursing. 

A statement signed by Adeola Salako, Director, Press & Public Relations, said that the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Dr. Modele Osunkiyesi, who made this known on Thursday, through a signed disclaimer notice to the public stated that the attention of the Ministry of Health has been drawn to the activities of some unscrupulous group of people who place the fake advertisements on the internet. 

She further revealed that these dubious people invite unsuspecting individuals to pay into their personal accounts. She urged members of the Public to disregard any information on the internet about purported admission forms adding that all enquiries regarding admission into the State School of Nursing should be channeled to the Coordinator, Lagos State School of Nursing Complex, Alimosho General Hospital, Igando. She further added that clarifications can be obtained from the following telephone numbers; 08176981957 or 08033061863. Osunkiyesi while also advising members of the public to be vigilant stated that anyone who deals with these touts does so at his or her own risk.

This story was published in Newswatch Times on July 25, 2015.


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