CrimeNYSC parades 7 graduates over fake certificates ...

NYSC parades 7 graduates over fake certificates By; ELEKWACHI CHINEDUM


NYSC parades 7 graduates over fake certificates
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) on Friday paraded seven graduates with fake exemption and exclusion certificates of the Scheme.
Parading four of the suspects at NYSC headquarters before they were handed over to security personnel, the Director Certification of Service, Alhaji Hudu Aliyu Taura stated that the fake certificates were detected when the employers of the suspects brought their certificates to be verified by the NYSC.
“Some employers sent certificates to us for verification. In the course of that, we found 17 certificates to be fake. But when we invited the affected persons to come with the originals of such documents, they brought only seven” he said.
Taura who explained that three of the suspects absconded during the cause of verification, disclosed that the suspects confessed they got the certificates from other sources, adding that they had paid certain amount of money to get them.
He said none of the staff of the scheme was involved in the fraud, revealing that the management has compiled the report with their written statement which would be handed over to the security personnel for further necessary actions.
While appealing to other employers of labour to forward the certificates of their employees claimed to be issued by the NYSC for verification, the Director also urged them to contact NYSC with the certificates during recruitment to ensure the genuine ones are recruited.
One of the suspects, Olatunde Abolorin who claimed innocence, narrated how those of them interested in the exemption certificates  were asked to register by the then coordinator who works in the school as soon as they were through with their part-time programme.
“After six months, we were called to come and pick it up. I never knew that what he issued to us was fake. To tell you the honest truth, I wasn’t forced to come  toNYSC. I came here because I wanted to check the geniuses of the certificate.
“When I came here, I was taken to their legal department where I was told that the certificate was fake.
“I paid N25,000 for the certificate. Information is important. As at that time, I never knew that one can’t get an exemption like that because I wasn’t working and doing the part time studies too. I finished from North American University, Benin Republic and I read Economics,” he said.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest news

Vocational Training: Magvoile Partners ITF, Empowers Correctional Officers At CSTSK

By; ISAAC ODEH, Kaduna Entrepreneurship development has been described as a key requirement that would enable Correctional Officers and Men...

House Of Reps Frowns At 1,000 Nurses Leaving NIgeria For Greener Pastures Every Month

*commends Nursing, Midwifery Council Boss By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON Chairman House Committee on Healthcare Services, Hon. Dr. Yusuf Tanko Sununu has...

Cham Traditional Leaders Say They Have Every Reason To Vote Governor Inuwa Again

By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON Traditional rulers from Cham Chiefdom in Balanga Local Government Area of Gombe state have reaffirmed support...

Vote Of Confidence: Kaltungo Chiefdom Applauds Gov Inuwa Yahaya Over Good Governance

*pledges continued support, solidarity for Governor By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON Kaltungo Chiedom has declared that it is solidly behind Governor...
- Advertisement -spot_imgspot_img

Sanwo-Olu Tasks Navy, Others On Internal, External Security

By; RAYMOND TEDUNJAYE, Lagos Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has urged the security agencies and Nigerians to brace up...

Herbalist, Two Others Arrested By Amotekun For Slaughtering 73-yr Old Man

*prime suspect says he collected N35,000 for his head By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan. A 27 year old herbalist and two others...

Must read

Apprentice Kidnaps Master’s Son Over His Refusal Of Payoff

By; RAYMOND TEDUNJAYE, Lagos.   A 23 year-old Chimobi Sylvester, have told...

2019: Catholic Bishop Urges Members To Play Active Role In Politics

By; DEKERA NICHOLAS, Kaduna The Catholic Bishop of Jalingo diocese,...

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you