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Three suspected NYSC members with fake certificates



The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) has arrested three suspected corps members with fake certificates at the orientation camp in Taraba State.

NYSC State Director, Florence Yaakugh, said the suspects were nabbed during the registration at the camp located in Ardo-Kola Local Council as they came for registration and the verification officer discovered they carried fake certificates and verification papers.

The suspects, Nasiru Yau, who claimed to have studied Mass Communication, Shehu Murktar -Computer Science and Illiyasu Usman, Sociology, all from Isfop University Cotonou, Benin Republic.

Yaakugh said they have been handed over to the police for further investigation and prosecution.

The State Director, charging the security agents to do a thorough job,stated that there is a similar case involving a female corps member, also a foreign student but the verification officer was yet to conclude internal investigation into her case.

Stating their own side of the matter, the suspected fake corps members claimed they graduated from the institution but admitted to forging their verification papers.