NYSC uncovers fake corps members through online registration

NYSCThe National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) on Monday said it has been able to uncover fake corps members with its online registration platform. This was disclosed by the NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Suleiman Kazaure at the opening of the 2017 Public Relations officers’ workshop held in Abuja. The DG who did not give a figure on the total number of fake corps members so far uncovered, however said a lot of them have been exposed. “With the online registration, we have been able to check the ghost corps members and a lot of things, and it will facilitate the work and will make it easier for the staff. “I don’t have the figure of ghost corps members but we have a lot of them,” she said. On the training, he recalled that the recent challenges resulting from misconception of the scheme’s operation underscored the need to conduct the training. He said: “the workshop is a continuation of management’s commitment at ensuring that officers saddled with the responsibility of managing the image of the scheme are equipped with the right knowledge and skills for better performance, and to keep them abreast of developments in the business of information, crisis and client relations management. “You may wish to recall our recent challenges resulting from the misconception of our operations by a section of the public. Such challenges underscore the need to resuscitate trainings of this nature.”

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