NYSC Management Set To Consider Deploying Corps Members To Ghana And Other West African States
The National Youth Service Corps may consider deploying corps members to the 16 member states of the Economic Community of West African States Corps, going by one of the suggestions offered at its top management retreat in Niger State. A lecturer at the University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Prof Oka Obono, gave the proposition to the NYSC top management during the retreat in Suleja, while delivering his lecture titled; “Strategies for Sustaining the NYSC in a Changing World.”
Obono stated that the advantages of Nigerian corps members deployed across the West African sub-region would include the vast reduction of unemployment among the youths as well as regional exposure.
He advocated that all stakeholders should embrace expansion strategies that would be of benefit to the youths.
“Expand operations to the West African place thereby reducing inner graduate unemployment and decreasing pressures on the Nigerian labour market,” Prof Obono told the NYSC management.
The don, who defined inter-ethnic distrust as the bane of the county's issues, lauded the NYSC Director-General, Brig Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim for his leadership style in view that assuming duty as the 18th DG of NYSC.
He in addition advised that each one stakeholders have to undertake a excessive level of diplomacy and advocacy to positively engage the unlearned youths who're capacity threats to societal peace and national development.
The NYSC DG, Ibrahim, in his comments, said that the retreat changed into a platform for the scheme's appraisal of its operations with the aid of the top management.
According to a release with the aid of the NYSC Director of Press and Public Relations, Mrs Adenike Adeyemi, and obtained via SaharaReporters, the company will remember the idea.
The DG brought that the retreat would additionally help to formulate new techniques to guide its operations in a converting international.
"We will accentuate extra on our proactive disposition to professional engagements to transport the Scheme Forward", Ibrahim delivered.[NewsNaira]