First Class Graduates To Serve In Tertiary Institutions -NYSC
Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig. Gen. Johnson
Olawunmi, has said prospective corps members with first class degree and their
counterparts, who graduated with distinction from the polytechnics, would
henceforth be posted to tertiary institutions for their primary assignment.
The NYSC chief disclosed this in Kaduna on Wednesday at the opening ceremony of
2015 Batch ‘B’ Pre-Mobilization Workshop.
The Director of Corps Mobilisation, Mr. Anthony Ani, also explained that
workshop would critically “look at the data entry used for the exercise for the
Senate approved list, the list of approved corps producing institutions and the
list of accredited courses.”
Olawunmi, who enumerated his reform programmes aimed at improving service
delivery and efficiency in the NYSC, said if fully implemented, the NYSC
programme would go through a seamless process and add value to young Nigerian
He also disclosed that Nigerian universities have been banned from offering
post-graduate admission to serving corps members.