NYSC DG Bags Sun’s Public Service Award

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The Director-General of National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim has won the Sun newspapers media Awards 2020, for Public Service.


The award ceremony was organised by the Publishers of The Sun Newspapers in Lagos State, South West Nigeria.


Unprecedented changes

The Management of the SUN Newspapers said General Ibrahim was considered for the award due to unprecedented changes he brought to the National Youth Service Corps as the 18th Chief Executive of the organisation.


His collaboration with several agencies and financial institutions to empower corps members were presented as attributes that made Brigadier General Ibrahim an exceptional leader deserving of the award.


Rigorous selection

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Sunday Dare who represented the Secretary to the Government of the Federation; Boss Mustapha praised the Management of Sun Newspapers for sustaining the award ceremony for eighteen years.


He also commended them for the rigorous process that ensured only deserving individuals were selected for the prestigious award.


Twenty individuals were given awards for Public Service, Philanthropy, Business and Technology at the well-attended ceremony.

Also in attendance were the Governors of Edo, Kano and Ondo States, while Kogi, Yobe and Borno Governors  were represented by their Deputies.


Brigadier General Shuaibu was accompanied by his wife, Mrs Martina Ibrahim and some Directors to accept the Award at the 18th Sun Awards 2020.


Another winner in the same category was the Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brigadier General Buba Marwa rtd.




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