Following the SUSPENSION of “accreditation and evaluation” of degree certificates from Benin Republic and Togo, the Federal Government said the sanction would be extended to more countries like Uganda, Kenya and Niger Republic.
The development was confirmed by Education Minister, Tahir Mamman during an interview on Wednesday.
An undercover journalist had detailed how he acquired a degree from a university in Benin Republic under two months and equally, deployed for the National Youth Service
The Federal Government had immediately suspended accreditation of certificates from the two francophone West African nations and launched a probe which the minister said should submit its report in three months.
The Minister further added that security agents will go after those with fake certificates from foreign countries already using them to secure opportunities in Nigeria.