The National Youth Service Corps has said that it arrested a total of 65 intending corps members during its just concluded Batch B Stream 2 Orientation Course, for allegedly tendering fake certificates.
The NYSC authorities, in a statement made available to our correspondent, said on Monday that the defaulting corps members, who were caught in orientation camps across the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, had been handed over to the police for “further investigation and possible prosecution.”
Recall that in the last week of August 2019 when the orientation was in its second week the corps noted that it apprehended over “50 unqualified graduates who came with fake certificates to the orientation camps” and attempted to get registered. The fake graduates were consequently decamped.
Our correspondent had also reported earlier that 25 persons were arrested during the first week of the orientation nationwide for allegedly submitting fake certificates. Read more