Former Head of State congratulates NYSC’s new Director General
Nigeria’s former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon has congratulated the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, new Director General, Brigadier General Yusha’u Ahmed on his appointment
The NYSC Director, Press and Public Relations, Mr Eddy Megwa, in a statement, disclosed that General Gowon urged him to adopt an all-inclusive style of leadership.
He stated this when the Director General of NYSC led some management staff of the Scheme to pay him a courtesy visit at his residence in Abuja, the nation’s capital.
“All the managers of the Scheme since inception have done exceptionally well.
You have a good team to work with, strive and work in order to leave good legacies,“ Gowon said.
NYSC Trust Fund Bill
He expressed optimism that the proposed NYSC Trust Fund bill would soon receive Presidential assent adding that the trust fund would make funds available for Corps entrepreneurs to establish their businesses, improve the standard of facilities at the Orientation Camps, enhance further trainings on skill acquisition and entrepreneurship development programme among other benefits.
The former Head of State urged General Ahmed to use his wealth of experience to take the Scheme to greater heights.
Brigadier General Yusha’u Dogara Ahmed in his response said he came to pay homage to General Gowon, promising that he would build on the legacies of the founding fathers of the Scheme.