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ICPC Arrests Job Applicants With Forged Certificates, Others

ICPC Boss Professor Owasanoye


Nigeria – The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Tuesday arrested some job applicants for presenting forged certificates and academic records during the on-going recruitment exercise by the Commission.

Some of the false documents presented during the interview sessions include declarations of age, school certificates, and other documentation that showed evidence of tampering.

Confirming the arrest, Mrs Azuka Ogugua, ICPC spokesperson, said the act is contrary to and punishable under Section 25 (1) of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act 2000.

“The suspects have been detained and are being investigated by the Commission”, she added.