The National Youth Service Corp said it will Improve the security, and welfare of Corps members and Staff to engender optimal service delivery to the nation.
The incoming Director General Brig Gen YD Ahmed stated this during the handing and taking over over ceremony in Abuja.
He added that the scheme will provide enabling environment for Research and Development for the advancement of the Scheme.
The new Director General of NYSC said taking over the administration of the scheme at a very unique time in history as the Scheme will be 50 years old in few months to come is very monumental.
” We will sustain the high tempo collectively, and take the Scheme to greater heights.This administration will be open and pay special attention to strategies that will bring the scheme to greater heights ‘, he said.
The outgoing Acting Director General of NYSC, Mrs Christy Ifeyinwa Uba, assured the incoming DG that the management team and the entire staff will grant the new leader the necessary cooperation .
“We will give you all the necessary cooperation to enable you succeed. We are conscious of the tasking nature of the NYSC operations. Our experiences, loyalty and love for the job will always be brought to bear in surmounting challenges as well as ensuring success in all undertakings.
” I heartily congratulate Brigadier General Ahmed, and welcome him on board as the 22nd Chief Executive of NYSC. It is gratifying to note that you are in a familiar terrain having served as Military Assistant to a former Director-General of the Scheme”, she added.
Uba is the first female Director General of NYSC.