mobilised to participate in the National Youth Service Corps scheme have been
rejected by the NYSC for showing lack of competence and intelligence level
expected of genuine degree holders.
The three “graduates,” who are serving in Niger, Lagos and Adamawa states
respectively, were rejected, with formal letters sent to the state coordinators
by their areas of primary assignment and forwarded to the NYSC headquarters in
One of the three corps members, Okochi
could hardly write the Roman figures from one to 10 in words, just as she could
not write three states and their capitals.
she failed to name three countries that share border with Nigeria.
The second corps member, Akunna was
rejected after she was made to undergo a test by the Lagos state NYSC
secretariat. Right there, it was revealed that though a graduate of
Electricals/Electronics, she never passed any of the science subjects at the
secondary school level.
The third fellow, Chukwuebuka, who
was posted to Niger state, was rejected by a nursery/primary school known as
FEMA Schools because of his inability to read and write.
state NYSC to a bakery, pending the final determination of his case by the NYSC
when he responded in writing: “I awarded a degree in Enugu State
University of Science and Technology I have a probeam in my university am
manegn my siefe to funsh my school.” Hehehehe!
Universities Commission (NUC) and prompted the setting up of a committee to
“verify the integrity of the degrees,” and find out if there was collaboration
by the university.