Give us state governing boards, NYSC tells Governors
…targets expansion of camp facilities to 5,000 carrying-capacity in states
Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim
By Luminous Jannamike, Abuja
In order to enhance the success of its programmes, the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, on Thursday, called on the 36 state governors to constitute and empower governing boards for the Scheme in their domains.
Director-General of the Scheme, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, made the appeal in his keynote address at the ongoing meeting of NYSC’s top management with representatives of the State Governments and the FCT administration, in Abuja.
Ibrahim noted that doing so was in line with the provisions of Section 6(2) of the NYSC Act, which identified the statutory functions of the State Governing Boards. He, however, regretted that “there are still many states that have not commenced any process of putting Governing Boards in…