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Fradulent NGO Cons Job Seekers in Gulu

Revival Generation Organization has conned over 40 million shillings from desperate people in need of jobs.
13 Nov 2019 15:55
A section of the recruits seeking the Gulu RDC's intervention from his office in Gulu town

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More than 70 people in Gulu have been conned by a fraudulent Non –Governmental Organization.

Revival Generation Organization has conned over 40 million shillings from desperate people in need of jobs.

The unregistered NGO is owned by Kennedy Ocaya who is currently on the run after extorting money since April to October.

Over 70 recruits who were recruited for the positions of Field Officers, Human Resource Managers, Project Managers, IT Specialists, among others were defrauded after Ocaya reportedly asked them to pay 60,000-710,000 shillings after passing the job interviews.

Denis Komakech, one of the victims said he applied for a job at the organization in October and after passing the interview, Ocaya asked him to pay 150,000 shillings as a token of appreciation for passing the interview.

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According to Komakech, Ocaya convened a meeting with all the recruits early this month and demanded that everyone pays 60,000 shillings for opening a salary account at Barclays Bank. However, some of the recruits became suspicious after the accounts were not open.

Willy Charles Okello, another victim who was recruited as the programs Manager says that they realized that the organization is fake after finding out that it recruited workers before registering with the National NGO Board.

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Kenneth Kaunda Nokrach, another victim who was conned of 110,000 shillings said on realizing that the organization is fake, he reported the matter to police and that Ocaya was ordered to refund his money.

On Wednesday, some of the victims stormed the office of the Gulu Resident District Commissioner Maj. Santos Okot Lapolo asking him to intervene and arrest the conman.

In May, a group of youth from Acholi and Karamoja Sub –Regions lost 55 million shillings to con men operating a dubious business franchise in Gulu town.