Federal University Oye Ekiti (FUOYE)warns the public about fake 2023/2024 UTME cut off
marks circulating on social media, stressing that official marks are yet to be released. The
University also alerts the public against internet fraudsters misusing the Vice chancellor's
identity on social media to defraud unsuspecting victims.
Beware of Fraudulent Cut off Marks
Speaking through his Special Adviser on Media Matters, Wole Balogun, the
Vice chancellor, Prof. Abayomi Sunday Fasina, clarified that the University has
not released any official cut off marks for the 2023 UTME. He cautioned
prospective students and their parents to disregard any such information,
emphasizing that the false cut off marks were the work of internet fraudsters
intending to mislead the public.
The Vice chancellor assured that when the official cut off marks are ready,
they will be formally announced through appropriate channels, particularly on
the University’s official website.
Alert on Misuse of Vice chancellor’s Identity
The University also highlighted another troubling trend involving fraudsters
using fake social media accounts of the Vice chancellor to deceive and
defraud people. Prof. Fasina warned members of the public who are interested
in engaging with the University for progress and development to be wary of
establishing such relationships through social media.
He affirmed that neither he nor any member of the University’s management
team conducts official business on social media. He advised that there are proper official channels for contacting them and encouraged the public to
utilize these channels instead.
FUOYE’s Commitment to Excellence and Integrity
Despite these challenges, the Federal University Oye Ekiti remains steadfast in
its commitment to uphold excellence in all aspects. The University takes pride
in providing top quality education and services to its stakeholders in
alignment with the goals of the Federal Government of Nigeria.
In closing, the Vice chancellor emphasized that FUOYE continues to strive for
excellence in all ramifications and thanked everyone for their continuous trust
and support. He also reminded the public to be vigilant and to verify any
information regarding the University through its official communication