The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier General YD Ahmed has appealed for increased assistance from Members of the National Assembly to enable the Scheme offer more contributions to national development.
Director, Press and Public Relations of the NYSC, Eddy Megwa disclosed this in a statement issued on Sunday, August 20, 2023.
Megwa said the DG stressed that, the Lawmakers’ assistance would enable the Scheme to consolidate on the achievements it recorded in the last fifty years.
Brigadier General YD Ahmed stated this when he paid advocacy visits to the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Youth Development, Distinguished Senator Yemi Adaramodu, and the Chairman of the House Committee on Youth Development, Honourable Martins Esin on their assumption of office.
The Director General during his separate visits to both lawmakers in Abuja congratulated them for emerging as Chairmen of Lawmakers that would oversee youth-related issues in the country, adding that NYSC would not relent in its contributions to national unity, socio-economic development of the country, youth empowerment, wealth creation among others.
He opined that there was a need to foster a stronger relationship with the lawmakers so as to prioritise youth concerns in the nation.
In their separate remarks, Senator Adaramodu and Honourable Esin promised to provide every necessary support that would provide a more enabling environment for the Scheme in the discharge of its mandate.