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The Nigerian government established the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to engage Nigerian graduates in nation-building and development efforts. Nigeria has no military conscription, although graduates of universities and later polytechnics have been compelled to participate in the National Youth Service Corps program for a year since 1973.
This is referred to as the national service year. Until 1975, Ahmadu Ali was the NYSC’s first Director-General. Shuaibu Ibrahim is the current Director-General.
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DG hails Army for supporting NYSC
Major General Shuaibu Ibrahim, the Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps, has praised the Nigerian Army for its continuing support of the scheme. He was speaking during a courtesy visit to Brigadier General S Sulaiman, Commander, 34 Artillery Brigade, in Owerri, the Imo State capital. Ibrahim praised the country’s armed units in particular.
NYSC set to prosecute graduates that evade mobilisation
Major General Shuaibu Ibrahim, the Director-General of NYSC, has stated that the Scheme will now prosecute Nigerian graduates who refuse to report for mobilization for National Service after completing their degrees. He said this today during the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding amoung the National Youth Service Corps.
Dr. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, the First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, has helped two physically challenged ex-Corps members, Onogberie Efe Lulu and Nuruddeen Tahir, get jobs in the Federal Civil Service.
The NYSC Director-General, Major General Shuaibu Ibrahim, made this gesture as a result of his consistent agitation for stakeholders’ assistance, particularly in the area of Corps welfare.
The Director-General of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund presented the two their employment letters in his office today. Ibrahim thanked the First Lady for her continued commitment in the success of NYSC and the welfare of Corps Members.
He said her newest gift would inspire the recipients to give more dedicated service to the country, as well as convey a message to other physically challenged adolescents that the country cared about them and wanted to help them fulfill their full potential.
The Director-General praised the pair and urged them to repay the First Lady’s kindness by dedicating themselves to their tasks.
Lulu and Tahir responded by thanking the First Lady for her kindness and praying to the Almighty to reward her.
They also expressed gratitude to the Director-General for his persistent commitment to their well-being, stating that he had always been an inspiration to them.
Both teenagers stated that they will make the most of the chance presented to them by providing even more services to the country.