NYCN rallies support for passage of Peace Corps Bill


NYCN rallies support for Peace Corps Bill passage

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called on Nigerian youths to support the passage of the Nigeria Peace Corps bill, stressing that the bill will greatly impact the Nigerian youth.

The Bill which was passed by the 8th Assembly but rejected by President Muhammadu Buhari was reintroduced by the 9th House of Assembly and is already set for committal to the committee of the whole for passage.

Secretary General of the NYCN, Blessing Akinlosotu called on youths to support the bill when he briefed newsmen during decoration of Obioma King Onwuneme as the Commander of Peace in Alausa Lagos.

Akinlosotu said that the Nigeria Peace Corps was one of the good initiatives of Dr. Dickson Akor, National Commandant of the Corps, adding that the corps will improve the security of the nation.

He said that the security situation being witnessed in Nigeria required diverse measures to be curbed.

“The passage of the bill and its…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria