The Management of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has devosed a new strategy of verifying certificates and other documents submitted for mobilization by foreign graduates, with effect from 2019 Batch “B” Stream Two Service Year.
The new move comes amid recent cases of fake foreign graduates finding their way into the one year mandatory service scheme.
In a statement issued on Friday, the NYSC said it has earmarked one centre in each of rhe six geo-political zones in the country in order to nsure that the verification exercise is carried out seamlessly.
The centres are:
Lagos State – NYSC Secretariat, Old Census Office, Baba Animasahun Street, Surulere, Lagos.
Enugu State – NYSC Secretariat, 2, Abakaliki Road, GRA, Enugu.
Rivers State – NYSC Secretariat, 40, Ikwere Road, Port-Harcourt, Rivers State.
Bauchi State – NYSC Secretariat, Turaki Abdu Road, Fadamar Mada, Bauchi.
Kano State – NYSC Secretariat, Gwarzo Road, Kano.
FCT (Abuja) – NYSC Secretariat, Orientation Camp, Kubwa, Abuja.
The statement directed that “all Foreign Trained Nigerian Graduates are hereby advised to physically present themselves along with original copies of their certificates, transcripts, travel documents and evaluation letters from Federal Ministry of Education and residence permit (where applicable) for sighting/verification.”
The verification exercise will last for four days starting from Tuesday, August 6, 2019 to Saturday August 10, 2019.
It added: “All persons who were exempted from service and those whose mode of study was part-time should also present themselves with their credentials for physical verification.
“Please note that this exercise is mandatory.
“All foreign trained graduates are at liberty to present themselves at any of the verification centres nearest or most convenient for them.”