95 Pretend Graduates Caught By NYSC


The Nationwide Youth Service Corps has decried the presentation of pretend educational credentials and try to smuggle names of unqualified individuals into the mobilisation listing.

This was made recognized by the NYSC Director-Normal, Brig. Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, through the 2019 Batch ‘C’ Pre-mobilisation workshop in Minna, Niger State, on Wednesday.

It was learnt that the final batch of corps members had 95 pretend graduates, in line with  PM Information.

These embrace 60 from Nigerian universities and 35 from West African universities, who participated within the scheme earlier than they had been caught.

Ibrahim stated, “It had been found that names of unqualified individuals are included within the Senate/Tutorial Board authorised listing uploaded on the NYSC registration portal by some corps producing establishments.

“That is very worrisome because it quantities to betrayal of belief or gross negligence which is not going to be tolerated.”

He stated that the NYSC act prescribes a four-year jail time period for presentation of pretend credentials for mobilisation.

He added that, “Very quickly, we are going to mobilise potential corps members. I need to enchantment to individuals with intention to current pretend certificates to not present up.”