Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, the Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), says the Federal Government had assured the scheme of better support to improve entrepreneurship and skills training for corps members.
Ibrahim said this at the scheme’s 2019 Batch ‘B’ pre-mobilisation workshop, which held at the Nigeria National Merit Awards House, Maitama, in Abuja.
The director-general said that the Federal Government’s support would target improving the number of corps members participating in its Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development (SAED) Programme.
According to him, the move becomes necessary to increase the number of youths who are less reliant on white collar jobs, are self-sufficient and employers of labour.
The director-general assured that the scheme would continue to ensure the security and safety of all corps members during the service year.
“The Federal Government has given us the assurance that we will receive all the support we need to…