The Nationwide Youth Service Corps might think about deploying corps members to the 16 member states of the Financial Group of West African States Corps, going by one of many recommendations provided at its high administration retreat in Niger State.
A lecturer on the College of Ibadan, Oyo State, Prof Oka Obono, gave the proposition to the NYSC high administration in the course of the retreat in Suleja, whereas delivering his lecture titled; “Methods for Sustaining the NYSC in a Altering World.”
Obono said that some great benefits of Nigerian corps members deployed throughout the West African sub-region would come with the huge discount of unemployment among the many youths in addition to regional publicity.
He advocated that each one stakeholders ought to embrace enlargement methods that will be of profit to the youths.
“Increase operations to the West African area thereby decreasing inner graduate unemployment and decreasing pressures on the Nigerian labour market,” Prof Obono informed the NYSC administration.
The don, who described inter-ethnic mistrust because the bane of the county’s issues, lauded the NYSC Director-Common, Brig Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim for his management model since assuming responsibility because the 18th DG of NYSC.
He additional suggested that each one stakeholders should undertake a excessive stage of diplomacy and advocacy to positively interact the unlearned youths who’re potential threats to societal peace and nationwide growth.
The NYSC DG, Ibrahim, in his remarks, stated that the retreat was a platform for the scheme’s appraisal of its operations by the highest administration.
In accordance with a launch by the NYSC Director of Press and Public Relations, Mrs Adenike Adeyemi, and obtained by SaharaReporters, the company will think about the suggestion.
The DG added that the retreat would additionally assist to formulate new methods to information its operations in a altering world.
“We’ll intensify extra on our proactive disposition to official engagements to maneuver the Scheme Ahead”, Ibrahim added.