Six persons who attempted to register for the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) at an orientation camp with fake certificates have been uncovered by the corps.
Three of the culprits apprehended in Taraba State Orientation Camp claimed that they graduated from Istop University, Cotonou in Benin Republic.
The suspects include Nasiru Yau from Mass Communication department, Sheu Muktar , Computer Science and Iliyasu Usman from Sociology department.
During interrogation of the suspects it was discovered that none of them could write or say anything logical about their certificates or courses of study.
In a similar vein, NYSC Verification Officers also detected two persons in Katsina State Orientation Camp during registration..
They are; Offor Blessing Chinelo KT/19B/3696 Call-Up-No, NYSC/ISU/2019/280122, with BSc result in Insurance and Actuarial Science and Mezenwa Ngozi Chidinma KT/19B/3836 with Call-Up-No NYSC/ISU/2019/259331 with a degree in Education/English Language. The sixth suspect from the same camp is still under thorough screening. The duo claimed to have graduated from Imo State University.
Meanwhile, they have been handed over to the police for further investigation. In Kebbi State Orientation Camp, Dakingari, four persons were discovered to have come to camp with fake documents.
They are; Nwachukwu Chimaobi Curtis KB/19B/3046, Ononuju Amarachi Nwamaka KB/19B/3147, Francis Joseph Arinze KB/19B/3135 and Chigozie Evidence Chijioke KB/19B/ 3231.
The management of NYSC had earlier issued stern warning that unqualified graduates would not be allowed to participate in National Service, adding that anyone caught with fake documents in its Orientation Camps would be prosecuted.