Latest report reaching nigeriaschool.com.ng has it that Brig-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, the Director General of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, said on Monday, 29th May, 2017 that the scheme would start posting of NYSC corps members to farms soon.
Brig-Gen. Suleiman made this known to newsmen during his official visit to the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp in Sagamu, Ogun. The Director General said the move to deploy corps members in farms was in line with the agricultural development programme of the NYSC.
According to him, the NYSC has concluded preparations to begin the posting at the conclusion of the three-week orientation exercise. He said that Bauchi, Oyo, Kebbi and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, had been earmarked for the pilot phase.
“It should interest you to know that the NYSC will soon begin its agricultural development scheme where youth corpers will be posted to farms for their primary assignments. The NYSC has acquired active farmlands across the nation’s geopolitical zones with four already fully operational in Kwali, Bauchi, Oyo and Kebbi State.
“After this orientation programme for the Batch ‘A’ corps members, we will begin posting some of them to these farms as a pilot phase.