Educational Exchange: DTAC Deploys 16 Volunteers To Liberia Friday – DG

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By Maureen Okon

The Directorate of Technical Aid Corps (DTAC) said on Wednesday that 16 volunteers from Nigeria would be deployed to Liberia on Friday for knowledge exchange in furtherance of efforts to bridge the educational gap in Africa.
The Director-General (DG) of DTAC, Dr Yusuf Yakub, said this at a pre-departure news conference of Technical Aid Corps (TAC) volunteers in Abuja.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that this will be Yakub’s first official assignment since he assumed office as the directorate’s D-G on Aug. 28.
The D-G said that the deployment of the 16 volunteers from Nigeria was at the request of Liberian President George Weah.
He added that the deployment is in line with the mandate of DTAC to fill the gap for Africa, a task Nigeria’s founding fathers hoped for Africa.
According to him, in strict compliance with President Bola Tinubu’s mandate to all officials of his administration, the current management of the directorate, on assuming office, set…



Source: News Agency of Nigeria