The OAU advises posts on fake social media handles on behalf of the Vice Chancellor.


Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Disclaimer Regarding Articles Posted on Fictitious Sites social media accounts used in the name of the vice-chancellor

The management of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife has been made aware of the nefarious activities of a scam syndicate and imposters on Facebook, LinkedIn and other social media platforms.

Using the title of vice-chancellor of the university, these individuals set out to defraud the public by promising admissions placements, job opportunities, contract awards, and other perks to crowds of applicants in return. of a remuneration.

The public should know that a reputable university like ours never does business on social media sites in light of this heinous incident.

In fact, Management considers it illegal, strange, and inappropriate for any individual or group of individuals to collaborate or transact business with anonymous, unidentified persons who are not recognized university officials or employees.

Accordingly, the University dissociates itself completely from those miscreants who seek to damage its reputation by their actions.

We want to reassure the public that steps are being taken to find the offender(s) and bring them to justice.

There are still official channels of communication with the university:

You can email the Vice-Chancellor at

Registrar’s Office:, Corporate Affairs Department

Information Inquiries:

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