The Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) has issued an alert warning Kenyans that impostors are swindling many unemployed youths with false promises of employment at Mombasa port.
The KPA said there is currently no recruitment calls for any of their ports or at any of its inland installations. In a paid up advertisement appearing in a section of the press, the KPA noted that despite warning the public over misinformation on recruitment at the firm, fraudsters were extorting money from unsuspecting Kenyans. KPA official Dr Amani Komora cautioned the public against relying on social media outlets and rumours.
Dr Amani Komora said, ”We wish to say that where vacancies arise at KPA, the same will be advertised in local dailies and on the official KPA website; www.kpa.co.ke. Please note that KPA does not undertake recruitment through social media platforms such as Facebook, Whatsapp and Twitter”.
Kenyan ports also suffered some difficulties in November last year (2016) after workers chose to strike over an increase in taxes.