CRIMINALS pay between N20, 000 to N60, 000 acquire the National Youth Service Corps – NYSC, fake certificates of exemption and exclusion, it has been revealed.
This revelation follows the discovery of 17 suspects with such fake certificate by NYSC management.
NYSC Director of Certification, Hudu Aliyu Taura, who announced the arrest at the weekend in Abuja, said the fake certificates were found during a verification exercise.
Four of the suspects, Olatunbosun Abolarin, Yusuf Adekunle, Akan Macaulay and one simply identified as Abdullahi have been handed over to security agents for prosecution.
All four confessed to paying N25, 000; N40,000; N60, 000 and N20, 000 to acquire the fake certificates.
Three of the suspects, who were using the certificates to work in a financial institution were said to have absconded.