The issue of counterfeit academic qualifications have been going on for some time in Sierra Leone to the point that people get away with it as they hold jobs in both the public and private sectors for which they are not qualified.
This issue ensued in the last election in which the presidential candidate of the then ruling APC party, Samura Kamara was accused of faking up his PhD. Degree and it was well discussed as an issue in the elections.
Although that issue was trumpeted by the present government during the election, it was surprising to many when the issue of fake certificate is being related to the management of the National Telecommunication Commission (NATCOM).
Efforts to get the side of the Director General proved futile as he could not respond to a text or a call.
More on this in subsequent editions.