Report reaching us on nigeriaschool.com.ng has it that the Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig. Gen. Johnson Olawunmi, has said that 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.
Johnson Olawunmi made this known in Kaduna on Wednesday, 22nd July, 2015 at the opening ceremony of the 2015 Batch ‘B’ Pre-Mobilization Workshop.
The Director of NYSC Corps Mobilization, 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.”
Brig. Gen. Olawunmi, while describing on his reform programmes, he said that if fully implemented, the NYSC programme would go through a seamless process and add value to young Nigerian graduates.
He also disclosed that Nigerian universities have been banned from offering post-graduate admission to serving corps members.
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