Kenya Power has issued a notice warning the public about a post circulating online, falsely stating that the Company is carrying out a mass recruitment exercise.

“This advertisement, which is seeking to obtain money and personal details of the recipients, is a scam,” the state-owned utility said in a statement.

Kenya Power: job advertisements

Kenya Power wishes to warn the public about this fraudulent activity, which is being perpetrated in the name of the ongoing Last Mile Connectivity Project, alleging the Company requires more staff to implement the countrywide network expansion project.

Kenya Power external job advertisements are communicated to the public through newspapers and posted on the Company website.

The utility stressed that the advertisements are clearly branded with the Company logo.

“We advise members of the public to cautiously verify such job offers and avoid falling victims to fraudsters,” the parastatal said.

Combating crime

In earlier news, the utility reported a 40% reduction in criminal activity against its assets due to increased crime prevention operations.

“Because of increased surveillance on the network, the Company recorded a 40% reduction in the number of vandalised transformers in the year ended 30th June, 2017 from 222 in the previous year to 133,” the utility said in a statement.

Kenya Power’s security services manager Maj. Geoffrey Kigen, said: “We will not relent on the war against these vices.” Read more…

 

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