Lagos State Ministry of Wealth Creation and Employment has distanced itself from the viral social media posts about an ongoing internship programme under its Graduate Internship Programme.

A statement signed by the Director of Public Affairs, Ministry of Wealth Creation, Mr. Babatunde Adele said the viral social media post imploring unemployed youths with NYSC Certificates and LASRRA Number to register for the ongoing Lagos State Internship programme on: did not originate from the Ministry.

According to him, “Although the Ministry has been in charge of the Graduate Internship Programme over the years. It is, however, necessary to clarify that the commencement date for the 2023 edition of the programme is yet to be made public”.

“Members of the public are therefore advised to disregard the fake social media message on the Graduate Internship Programme in Lagos State and desist from re-sharing the same message on different social media platforms”, the Director disclosed. 

Adele reiterated that the Ministry will make an official public announcement as soon as the 2023 edition of the Programme is approved using the various social media platforms of the State Government and other communication platforms.

He warned the general public to always verify the sources of their information before circulating same on the social media to avoid creating unnecessary panic among interested candidates as well as the citizens.

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