NYSC DG inaugurates 13-Man Think Tank Committee on Policy Thrust

The Director General ,National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier General YD Ahmed has promised his readiness to take the Scheme to enviable heights with innovations.


He reiterated this today while inaugurating a 13-man think tank committee that would drive the actualisation of his 5-point policy thrust.

Ahmed charged Members of the committee to work in conjunction with all the departments at the National Directorate Headquarters, Abuja, the NYSC Area Offices and other structures of the Scheme and also liaise with various NYSC stakeholders towards actualization of the policy thrust mandate.


He encouraged them to be diligent in their new assignment, adding that they were selected on merit.


“I expect you to review the previous achievements and challenges of the Scheme and come up modalities to improve on them”, he said.


The focal points of the Director General’s policy thrust include; “Improving security, welfare of Corps Members and Staff to engender optimal service delivery to the nation.


Providing enabling environment for research and development for the advancement of the Scheme.


Strengthening stakeholders’ engagement for the promotion of the frontiers of the Scheme.


Others include enhancement of capacity building to stimulate efficiency and higher corporate performance, and deepening the impact of the Skill Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development (SAED) programme.


The Committee Chairman, Mr Omotade Ayodele, who is also the Director, Corps Welfare and Health Services in his response promised that the committee would do everything possible to achieve the Director General’s policy thrust.



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