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200-level student arrested for participating in NYSC

The National Youth Service Corps has arrested a 200 – level student for participating in the program.

The student identified as Rose allegedly obtained a fake degree certificate from another institution and was undergoing the orientation exercise at the Zamfara State camp .

Rose was a 200 – level Journalism undergraduate at a university in Benin Republic .

The NYSC Director -General , Brig. Gen . Shuaibu Ibrahim , confirmed the arrest to Punch news correspondent .

He said the Benin Republic university wrote to the scheme when its officials discovered her on the social media , posting her photographs in the NYSC uniform in the Zamfara camp .

She was undergoing the Batch C Stream 1 orientation course before she was arrested .

The DG noted that the student had been brought to the Federal Capital Territory , Abuja , and handed over to officials of the Department of State Services for further investigations .

 

Written by Jessica Momodu

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