SLAJ-iVerify has fact-checked a press release that claims the Ministry of Basic and Senior Secondary Education (MBSSE) is providing 1,000 pin codes to teachers and found it to be false. MBSSE has not made such an announcement. The press release is fake.
“Ministry of Basic and Senior Secondary Education is providing 1,000 pin codes to trained and qualified teachers” a social media press release claims.
A press statement dated 11th October 2023 is being circulated on social media with the claim that MBSSE is providing 1,000 pin codes to teachers as part of a promise made by President Bio to provide 3,000 pin codes to trained and qualified teachers.
SLAJ-iVerify has fact-checked the claim and found it to be false. To arrive at this conclusion, SLAJ-iVerify contacted the Public Relations Manager, of the Teaching Service Commission, Jammy Victory Sankoh who said that the press release was fake.
SLAJ-iVerify further flipped through MBSSE’s Facebook page and discovered the press statement had also been dispelled there as fake.
Ministry of Basic and Senior Secondary Education Facebook Page