Why youth service programme is relevant – Commissioner

Mr Oluseye Oladejo, Lagos State Commissioner for Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Relations, says the obligatory youths provider 12 months (1 year) programme has persisted to play pivotal function in bringing Nigerians together.

However, Oladejo said this in an interview in Lagos on Saturday. He said that the scheme National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) had endured to convey youths with various subculture and traditions together.

“Our forefathers, so to mention, initiated the scheme after the civil war, however you will trust me that there have been different occasions in the country that made it vital to continue to have a programme like the NYSC.

“The scheme brings human beings together; makes us recognize each other as a human beings,” he stated.

In keeping with him, it facilitates in appreciating the diverse cultures and traditions across the country and promoting oneness.

“It’s going to continue to be relevant with the diverse abilities received by youths.

“The way they’re acquired in various communities aside from theirs have to be an advantage for us to understand what we all need to bring to the desk,“ he said.

Oladejo said that the concept in the back of the country Honours Award for corps individuals turned into not best to understand corps members who had excelled, however additionally to motivate incoming ones.

He stated that exceptional carrier and ardor at the part of the corps could always be rewarded occasionally

“Collectively, at the part of the Lagos State authorities and the control of the NYSC, we respect such, and we assume it’s miles excellent to hold to honour extremely good corps individuals,“ Oladejo said.

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