NYSC Moves To Start Mobilising Corps Members To Farms

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The National Youth Service Corps will start posting Corps Members to farms. This development was gathered to be in line with the Agricukltural Development PRogramme of the Scheme.

This was disclosed by the Director General of NYSC, General Suleiman Kazaure during his official visit to the Permanent Orientation Camp in Sagamu, Ogun State.

He said that Bauchi, Oyo, Kebbi and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja had been earmarked for the pilot phase of the exercise.

“It should interest you to know that the NYSC will soon begin in its agricultural development scheme where serving members will be posted to Farms for their Primary Assignments.

“Already the NYSC has acquired active farmlands across the nation’s geo-political zones with four already fully operationsl in Kwali, Bauchi, Oyo and Kebbi. After this orientation programme fior the Batch A Corps Members, we will begin posting some of them to these Farms as a pilot phase,” he said.

He continued, “Though we are starting with four States for now, we will integrate the other State as time goes, the project is ongoing.”

He also tasked the Corps Members not to seeek white-collar jobs which were non-existent but rather develop their potentials for entrepreneurship excellence.


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