Kenya Power warns public against fraudulent activity

first_img Low carbon, solar future could increase jobs in the future – SAPVIA BRICS Previous articleMugabe passes the baton after 37 yearsNext articleGhana: Minister Agyarko outlines energy roadmap Ashley TheronAshley Theron-Ord is based in Cape Town, South Africa at Clarion Events-Africa. She is the Senior Content Producer across media brands including ESI Africa, Smart Energy International, Power Engineering International and Mining Review Africa. 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 advertisementsKenya 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.BEWARE OF FAKE ONLINE JOB OFFERSBeware of ‘Jobs Available Today’ Facebook page operated by fraudsters promising jobs @Kenya Power ^KS— Kenya Power Limited (@KenyaPower) November 22, 2017Kenya 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 crimeIn 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… Generation Finance and Policycenter_img AFD and Eskom commit to a competitive electricity sector Featured image: Kenya Power RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR UNDP China, CCIEE launch report to facilitate low-carbon developmentlast_img

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