NYSC: Institutions Presenting Unqualified Graduates Risk Sanctions – DG

Kenny Folarin, Abuja

The Director-General, National Youth Service Corps, (NYSC), Brig Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim has said that Corps Producing Institutions presenting unqualified graduates for the scheme will henceforth be sanctioned.

Ibrahim while speaking in Abuja on Thursday at the 2021 Batch ‘C’ Pre-Mobilization Workshop noted that the NYSC has faced challenges occasioned by the presentation of unqualified graduates for national service despite the scheme’s determination to eliminate all forms of sharp practices.

Ibrahim explained that despite successes recorded to curb the anomaly, few acts of commission and omission are still being noticed.

“We will therefore not hesitate to apply the necessary sanctions on erring institutions and/or officials to serve as deterrent to others”.

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He further posits that while management remains deeply committed to the success of the mobilization process, the scheme expect other stakeholders to live
above board in the discharge of their responsibilities.

While calling for continued support from stakeholders, the DG stated that the ongoing reforms in the mobilization process and other aspects of the scheme are in line to sustain its relevance.

As critical partners, your support for the success of the reforms cannot be over-emphasized.

He opined that the workshop will lead to increased synergy for continuous improvement in the mobilization process.

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Bello, represented by the Acting Secretary, Social Development Secretariat, FCT, Dr. Kelvin Ike on his part lauded the scheme and assured of a continued partnership and support between the FCT and NYSC.

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