Beware of fraudsters! UNILORIN yet to set cut-off marks, admission screening date –Management

UNILORIN yet to set cut-off marks, admission screening date –Management
Sodiq Oyeleke

The management of the University of Ilorin has said that no admission screening date has been released for candidates seeking admission into the university.

This was contained in a press statement made available by the Head, Corporate Affairs of UNILORIN , Kunle Akogun , on Wednesday .

The statement warned parents and admission seekers to be wary of fraudsters .

It explained that cut – off marks have not also been released by the university management .

It read in part, “The attention of the management of the University of Ilorin has been drawn to a statement currently trending on some social media platforms to the effect that the university has announced the date and procedure for the screening of admission candidates for the 2017 /2018 admission exercise .

“ The purported announcement even went as far as directing admission seekers to a phantom website on which to upload their eligibility details .

“ We want to state categorically that the University of Ilorin is yet to commence any screening for the 2017 /2018 admission exercise . In fact , we are yet to release the cut – off marks for this year ’ s admission exercise .

“ The online announcement is the handiwork of scammers and 419 ers who are bent on taking advantage of the anxious admission seekers to fleece them of huge sums of money . ”

The university management subsequently urged admission seekers to ensure confirmation of announcements on the university’ s website.

It added , “ Perceptive members of the public ought to know , even from the headline of the statement , that such can never emanate from the University of Ilorin.

“ We , therefore , warn all admission seekers and their parents /guardians to exercise patience and wait for the official release of screening instruction by the university.

“ They should be wary of falling cheaply for the antics of scammers. 

Source: The Punch

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