Fake NYSC corps member arrested in Nasarawa camp

NYSC corps members

Nasarawa State Police Command on Friday said it has arrested a fake female member of Nigeria Youths Service Corps (NYSC).

The command’s spokesman, DSP Ramhan Nansel, stated this in a statement to newsmen on Thursday in Lafia.

Nansel explained that the fake corps member was arrested following a complaint lodged at Keffi Divisional Headquarters by a staff of NYSC on Sunday, Feb. 25 at about 8:30 p.m.

He said the staff reported that a 23-year-old, lady had gained unlawful entrance into the Magaji Dan Yamusa Orientation Camp Keffi.

“The suspect was discovered at the camp during head count by the NYSC officials.

“Investigation revealed that the suspect was a student of Ebonyi State University, Faculty of Management Science, Department of Public Administration,” he said.

The police spokesperson said that the suspect had confessed that she was supposed to have graduated in 2022 but had a lot of spill over courses.

He said that in a bid to cover up the lies, the suspect bought NYSC uniforms and other items from the market, sneaked into the camp in order to take photographs and send to her parents, before nemesis caught up with her.

The Command’s spokesperson said that Umar Nadada, Commissioner of Police in the state advised those nursing same ambition as the fake corps member to have a rethink as the long arm of the law would catch up with them.