University of Uyo, UNIUYO disclaimer notice as regards publications on some fraudulent websites purporting to be the University’s Admission website and fake social media handles operated in the name of the Vice-Chancellor.
The attention of University of Uyo Management has been drawn to some publications on some fraudulent websites purporting to be University of Uyo Admission website.
- FG Scholarship Awards for Postgraduate, Undergraduate, HND and NCE 2020/2021
- Unilever Idea Trophy Competition 2021 for Nigerian Students
- Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Entrepreneurship Programme 2021 for Entrepreneurs | $5,000 in Seed Capital + More
- Türkiye Scholarships 2021 for Undergraduate & Postgraduate Studies | Fully Funded to Study in Turkey
- Alex Otti Foundation (AOF) Tertiary Education Scholarship 2020/2021
They are asking unsuspecting members of the public to make payments into certain bank account numbers.
The University wishes to inform the general public that the above cited websites among others do not, in any way, form or represent University of Uyo or any of its subsidiaries.
This development has been reported to the appropriate security agencies for investigation and prosecution of those found culpable.
University of Uyo hereby disclaims liability for any transaction entered into with these fraudsters.
The general public is by this notice duly alerted and warned to desist from relating with such persons or outfits in whatever form as University of Uyo has nothing to do with them. Anybody who pays money to any private bank account or any person(s) purporting to act on behalf of the University and/or any of its subsidiaries, for admission into University of Uyo does so at his or her own risk.
All information regarding admissions into University of Uyo can be accessed through http://www.uniuyo.edu.ng and no genuine University of Uyo Staff or representative will ask any applicant/candidate to pay money into any private Account.
For emphasis, all payments (which are E-bill based) for application form, admission and registration are made in favour of University of Uyo via Remita platform.
Mr. Aniediabasi Udofia
Fraudulent Internet Activities.
The attention of the University Management has been drawn to fake Facebook, Instagram and Linkedin handles operated in the name of the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Uyo, Professor Enefiok Essien, SAN with his pictures deployed to hoodwink unsuspecting members of the public.
I am to inform all members of the University of Uyo Community and other stakeholders to be wary of the activities of these fraudsters and to advise all persons involved in this fraudulent act to desist from using the name of the Vice-Chancellor to defraud unsuspecting members of the public.
Anyone caught perpetuating this act would be sanctioned as appropriate.
Members of the University of Uyo Community and all stakeholders are advised to note that the infraction has been reported to appropriate authorities for investigation.
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