6 fake corps members arrested in Katsina

NYSC members exhibition, photo credit Theinsightmedia
NYSC members exhibition, photo credit Theinsightmedia

Six persons has been arrested on suspicion of being fake youth corps members at National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) registration exercise in Katsina State.

Alhaji Ahidjo Yahaya, the state NYSC Coordinator confirmed the report in a statement made available to newsmen in Katsina.

He said the 2 female and 4 male suspects were caught with forged call-up letters and fake degree certificates.

He added that 2 of the suspects were caught through intelligent report received from the office of the NYSC Director-General, Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim.

“I got security report from the DG that two ladies were carrying fake certificates.

“Base on that, we set out security network to trap them and they were arrested.

“The two suspects had confessed to the offence,” he said.

Yahaya said that all the suspects would be arraigned in the camp court from where they will be decamped and handed over to the police for prosecution.

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