President Muhammadu Buhari has said that 110 youths will be granted automatic employment into the federal civil service and scholarship for postgraduate studies up to Doctoral level in Nigeria as well as a cash reward.
The young Nigerians are recipients of the 2018/2019 President’s National Youth Service Scheme, (NYSC) Honours Awards.
On his verified Twitter handle, @MBuhari wrote: “The 110 young Nigerians who we today honored with the 2018/2019 President’s NYSC Honours Award, will be granted automatic Employment into the Federal Civil Service; Federal Scholarship for Post-Graduate studies up to Doctoral level in any University in Nigeria; and a cash reward”.
The President directed the relevant government agencies to ensure timely implementation of all the incentives for the award recipients.
President Buhari who urged the honourees to sustain the patriotic zeal that earned them the award said: ‘‘It is noteworthy that the young men and women being honoured have excelled in the four cardinal programmes of the Scheme, namely: Orientation Course, Primary Assignment, Community Development Service and Winding-up/Passing-out, which formed the basis of assessment for the Honours Award.