New NYSC Certificates will Have Bearer’s Picture

Starting from the 2014/2015 Batch C, passing out today, October 15th 2015, the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) discharge certificates to be issued to corps members will be embossed with the corps member’s photograph at the upper right hand corner of the certificate.

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The newly improved  was unveiled in Abuja on Tuesday. The DG, who was represented by the Acting Director of Certification, Alh. Aliu Daura, said that the new discharge certificate Speaking at the unveiling ceremony in Abuja, the Director General of the NYSC, Brig-Gen. Johnson Olawumi said the scheme took the step to guarantee the security of the certificates from forgery and to block all chances of impersonation.

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It may interest you to know that the Certificate of Exemption is issued to a Full-time graduates, above the age of 30 at the time of graduation or corpers who are staff of security agencies like Nigeria Police, Armed Forces, National Intelligence Agency, Department of State Security, and recipients of National Presidential Honours Award.

Also, the Letter of Exclusion, is for graduates of Part-time, Distance Learning and Sandwich programmes.Those who fall into this category can register and print the letters on-line.

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