The agency says such exercise is fake as the rumour mongers intend to use it to defraud unsuspecting Lagosians.
The LNSA said in a statement that “the purported recruitment exercise into the agency that has been making the rounds, especially on the social media is not correct.
“The management is issuing this statement in order to clear the air and protect the residents of Lagos State from unscrupulous elements who may seize the opportunity to pest on the hardworking people of Lagos State in the guise of helping them to get recruited.
“It is thus important that no member of the general public pay to any person(s) with a view to securing employment into the agency’s corp service as the agency has not and will not appoint any middleman in the process as the recruitment exercise will follow laid down procedures for Law Enforcement Officers in Lagos State while maintaining global standards.
“We strongly believe that the rumour must have been started by those who visited our website and opened the “Career Portal” which is a standard feature on most business minded organisations’ website. However, during the construction, the portal was not closed to traffic and some people must have had access to the page then.
“The management in the last few weeks has received a myriad of enquiries which necessitated this statement which hopefully will clear the air on the issue once and for all.
“It is true that Mr. Governor intends to recruit more personnel into the agency as some of our personnel were deployed to the “Special Constabulary” as part of the administration’s effort to continuously put in every investment that will ensure the stability of our neighbourhoods with a view to not just reaching the greater and better Lagos vision, but reaching the goal in style and on time.
“However, we by this statement once again reiterate that the recruitment exercise has not been started and that it will not be shrouded in secrecy when we get Mr. Governor’s approval to kick-start the process.
“We are extremely delighted at the level of enthusiasm attracted from the public spurred by the viral but unfortunately incorrect news as we remain committed to gaining a deeper trust that will keep our communities and neighbourhoods safe and secured as we continue to collaborate with the good people of Lagos State.”
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