Thursday, 10 August 2017

Fake NYSC member arrested in Akwa Ibom State

A young man who forged the NYSC call-up letter and went to participate in the orientation camp, was arrested by the Police in Akwa Ibom State.

The man by name Justice Orlu Ordu was arrested at the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation camp in Ikot Itie Udung, Nsit Atai Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.

According to report by Punch, the fake Corps member who is an indigence of Ikwere Local Government Area of Rivers State was arrested in one of the camp's hostels for allegedly forging an NYSC call up letter which he presented to the authorities before he was allowed to participate in the programme.

In a statement by Police public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Chukwu Ikechukwu, he confirmed the arrest of Justice Ordu.

“Based on intelligence received by our policemen at the orientation camp, officers swung into action and arrested one Mr. Justice Orlu Ordu, an indigene of Ikwere in Rivers State, in Monday Uko’s Hostel in the orientation camp."
"On interrogation, Ordu admitted to being a fake Corps member who forged NYSC call-up letter claiming to have graduated from University of Uyo’s  Department of Architecture.He will be charged to court at the conclusion of an investigation,” DSP Ikechukwu said."
He further said, that the Commissioner of Police in the state, Zubairu Muazu, had assured members of the public that the command had put in place an intelligence-led policing in efforts to reduce crime in the state.

The 2017 Batch A stream II Corps members posted to the state and who reported to camp on July 26 were 1,986.

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