NYSC: Corp says 17 GTbank staff used fake exemption certificates

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NYSC ACTING DIRECTOR, CERTIFICATION, ALHAJI ALIYU TAURA (L) AND DIRECTOR, PRESS AND PUBLIC RELATIONS, MRS BOSE ADERIBIGBE, UNVEILING THE NEWLY IMPROVED NYSC CERTIFICATE IN ABUJA

The NYSC Director of Certification, also said most of the suspects confessed that they paid huge sums of money to get the fake exemption certificates.

Reports reaching Pulse News says 17 staff of Guarantee Trust Bank, have been caught using fake National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) certificates of exemption and exclusion.

According to Punch Newspapers, the NYSC Director of Certification, Alhaji Hudu Aliyu Taura said “Some employers came to verify those certificates; specifically Guarantee Trust Bank sent certificates to be verified by us and in the course of that, we found 17 out of what they sent were fake. So, we invited them to come with the original of their certificates.

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“Only seven came and we took their statements. We verified the certificates and discovered that they were fake as they were not issued by the NYSC. They confessed to have got them from other sources and they have stated the amount they paid to get the certificates. So, with their written statements, we will hand them over to security agents for further necessary action.”

The NYSC Director of Certification, also said most of the suspects confessed that they paid huge sums of money to get the fake exemption certificates.