About 17 suspects was discovered by National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) with fake certificates of exclusion and exemption.

The suspects are Olatunbosun Abolarin, Yusuf Adekunle, Akan Macaulay and Abdullahi (other name withheld).

Reports from management states that three of the suspects working with the certificate in a financial institutions, were on the run while Four others have been handed over to security agents for prosecution.

The suspects revealed to reporters at the NYSC headquarters at the weekend that they paid money ranging from N25,000; N40,000; N60,000 and N20,000 to get the fake certificates.

This arrest was possible through the cooperation of their employers, who requested verification of their certificates, the NYSC Director of Certification, Alhaji Hudu Aliyu Taura, revealed.

According to him, its now very important for employers of labour to check with the NYSC to ascertain the genuineness of certificates submitted to them by applicants.