UNICAL Post UTME: Vice Chancellor Disowns Fake Facebook Account

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CrossRiverWatch Admin

The Vice Chancellor of University of Calabar (UNICAL), Professor Zana Akpagu has disowned a fake Facebook account bearing his name and pictures.

The account, a statement from the Varsity issued on Monday says, was created by scammers to defraud the public on admission related issues and urged the public to disregard it even as he warned perpetrators to desist from such acts or face the consequences.

The account is said to have directed individuals to reach one Professor Amaru on post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Education (UTME) issues. But, the varsity said that: “This is the handiwork of mischief makers whose aim is to mislead and defraud unsuspecting members of the public.”

The varsity said the vice chancellor, “remains absolutely committed to the institution’s core values of integrity, fairness and transparency, and would always follow due process in the admission of new students. As a reputable institution which stands tall, as one of the foremost tertiary institutions in the country, we would not in any way compromise standards for financial gains.”

“Admission would be merit-based to ensure high quality intakes and advised members of the public to disregard the claim by these faceless elements using unverified Facebook accounts to defraud unsuspecting members of the public,” the varsity said.

It further disclosed that, “UNICAL only publishes Post UTME admission and other activities on the university’s website, newspapers, and credible online platforms and not on unverified social media platforms.”

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