Sokoto discovers 32 council workers with fake certificates

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The State Local  Government Commission said it had discovered 32 local government council workers with certificates.

The commission made the disclosure in a statement issued by its Director of Administration, Alhaji Bature Isa, on Saturday in Sokoto.

The statement quoted the director as saying that the discovery made after a verification exercise to ascertain staff who had genuine certificates.

Bature stated that the affected workers were from Dange/Shuni, Goronyo, Gwadabawa, Shagari, Wamakko, Tureta and Isa local government councils.

He added that the state government was considering appropriate for the offenders, noting that “job seekers desist from presenting fake certificates, as this is a punishable offence.

“The law of the land prohibits such nefarious acts and the state government will sanction workers who use fake credentials or certificates to secure jobs.”