NYSC hands over 65 fake graduates to police for prosecution

65 fake graduates apprehended during Batch B Stream 2 orientation course have been handed to the police by he National Youth Service Corps 

They were handed over to the police for further investigation and possible prosecution.

The fake corps members were apprehended in 37 camps for allegedly presenting fake certificates during registration.

They were discovered by verification officers in some of the camps during registration.

This was disclosed in a document issued by the NYSC on Monday.

Three of the corps members claimed to have graduated from Istop University, Cotonou in Benin Republic, a claim the scheme said was  false.

Some of the corps members facing prosecution include: Nasiru Yau, Sheu Muktar,  Iliyasu Usman, Offor Blessing Chinelo, Mezenwa Ngozi Chidinma, Nwachukwu Chimaobi Curtis, Ononuju Amarachi Nwamaka, Francis Joseph Arinze and Chigozie Evidence Chijioke.

The paper reads: “The total number of fake corps members nabbed during the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course was 65. All of them were handed over to the police for further investigation and prosecution.

“They were picked from different NYSC camps all over the federation.”