he Kwara government yesterday said it has discovered 67 persons recruited into the Nigerian Army with fake citizenship certificates of the between 2010 and 2016.
The Secretary to the state Government, Alhaji lsiaka Gold disclosed this when he appeared before the state House of assembly Committee on ethics, priviledges and judiciary yesterday.
Gold while testifying before the Committee said the 67 persons were detected in Army recruitments exercises through their names and their inability to communicate in the languages of Local Government areas they claimed.
Giving the breakdown of the number of fake Kwarans discovered, the SSG said 16 persons were discovered in Ekiti Local Government area, lfelodun nine while eight persons each were detected in Moro and lrepodun
Others are five persons each were discovered in Edu, Baruten and Kaima Local Government areas while llorin West and Oyun Local Government areas had three persons each.
The rest were OkeEro, Asa, llorin East and llorin south local Government areas discovered one person each.