Beware Of Fake Foreign Vasities FG Warns Parents, Gaurdians

Beware Of Fake Foreign Vasities FG Warns Parents, Gaurdians
…as NYSC vows to mobilize only qualify corps members
Joel Ajayi
Federal Government yesterday have warned all the parents and Guardian in the country to always beware of the Foreign institutions in the Africa and be sure of their background before sending their children to such schools.
The Permanent Secretary to the Federal Capital Territory Administration FCTA, Chinaaka Ohaa gave the warning on Thursday in Abuja at a one-day interactive meeting between the management of the National Youth Service Corps(NYSC) and registrars of foreign corps producing institutions in some African countries.
He said that fake Certificate from foreign institutions in continent of Africa is destroying the image of the country urging all the stakeholders to come together to fight the menace.

Ohaa lamented the increasing number of fake institutions who are only not accredited but are responsible for churning out unqualified graduates..

Axcording to him, May I also advise Nigerian youths, parents, and guardians to always carry out background checks on educational institutions both at home and abroad in order to avoid falling prey to operators of fake institutions or getting admitted for non-accredited courses.”

“While institutions in Nigeria are constantly subjected to the regulatory control of relevant agencies of government, especially on quality assurance, it is important that we mutually forge a mutually beneficial relationship with foreign institutions being patronized by our compatriots.”

Ohaa noted that this will ensure that the products of such institutions, meet the basic requirements to function effectively in various sectors.

Speaking earlier,  the Director-General(DG) NYSC, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim assured that only corps members with verify certificate will be mobilise for service.

Talking about the important of the meeting DG expressed that the aim of the meeting is to bridging the communication gap between the scheme and tertiary institutions in Africa.

NYSC boss said that the gap has become challenges which constitute impediments to the mobilization process

“Its therefore aimed at examining those challenges with a view to proffering a lasting solution. In particular, we seek the best for our dear country by ensuring that only truly qualified graduates are mobilized for national service and eventually involved in our socio-economic endeavours.”

The DG noted that the interaction will provide an avenue for scrutiny of issues, peculiar to the mobilization of foreign-trained graduates with a view to sensitizing the key players in compliance with set regulations.

In her welcome address, the Director of Corps Members Mobilisation Mrs Nnena Nkonu urged stakeholders to feel free and share their challenges and also be ready to make adjustment in all the areas lapses.

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