Yipee: NYSC Is 41 Years Old- Should It Be Scrapped? Is It Fit For Purpose?

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I still don’t understand the importance of NYSC, maybe someone should educate me on that. Do you think it should be scrapped and a new work experience/entrepreneur program created, so that graduating students will choose which part to follow? Do you they need the camp (fun)? Should work placements be made available in the areas that will empower graduates for the future. That’s why younger, forward thinking Nigerians should be involved into decision making, however, not as politicians. The ongoing CONFAB would’ve been just perfect for well screened Youths placed on live TV debating on way forward for the Nation if you ask me. That way they’ll be tried and tested on neutral ground without political or power intoxicated opinions.

For example, I personally will prefer to be and Adviser than an actual political holder. I have great innovative ideas that as soon as they are implemented, the difference will be clear….

READ ABOUT NYSC AT 41, SOME OF YOU DON’T EVEN KNOW THE HISTORY OF NYSC…LMAO

About The Scheme

 The NYSC scheme was created in a bid to reconstruct, reconcile and rebuild the country after the Nigerian Civil war. The unfortunate antecedents in our national history gave impetus to the establishment of the National Youth Service Corps by decree No.24 of 22nd May 1973 which stated that the NYSC is being established “with a view to the proper encouragement and development of common ties among the youths of Nigeria and the promotion of national unity”.


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