The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig Gen YD Ahmed, has said the discharge certificate being showcased by Barr Peter Mbah, the Governor-elect of Enugu State, was not issued by the corps.
Brig Gen Ahmed, who appeared as a guest on Arise Television’s breakfast programme on Friday, dismissed any debate about the validity of Mbah’s NYSC certificate in the context of the 2023 governorship elections.
This dismissal came after Brig Gen Ahmed informed the PDP candidate that “the certificate presented was, in fact, counterfeit.”
He said, “He came to me and I called my director to confirm the certificate and we discovered that the certificate was fake and I told him… I wonder how elites who have gone to school will resort to black market certificates.
“Everyone knows how we issue our certificate in NYSC, we don’t give it in hotel rooms or houses.”
Blueprint had earlier reported that Peter Mbah filed a case against the NYSC, claiming N20 billion in damages for the injuries he claims have been caused him by the controversies surrounding his discharge certificate.