The Federal Government has promised to embark on a comprehensive review, restructuring and reform of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, to meet the current reality of the Nigeria youths and the demands of the future.


Minister of Youth Development, Jamila Ibrahim stated this at the opening ceremony of the maiden meeting of NYSC management with heads of corps-producing institutions in Nigeria, held at the National Judicial Institute in Abuja.


According to the Minister, a team will be inaugurating to undertake the review, restructuring and reforms of the NYSC, with an entrepreneurship mindset and making skills development a core of the programme.


She further explained that they envisioned a future where the NYSC programmes are not only self-sustained but also a revenue-generating programme within the next five years.

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