National Service Youth Corps (NYSC) Vows not to Undermine its Mobilization Process.

The National Youth Service Corps has committed to fight any attempt to jeopardize its mobilization process’s quality.

Approximately 1,000 approved relocation letters were recently canceled, according to the report, since the impacted Corps Members engaged in unethical actions throughout the relocation process.

Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, NYSC Director-General, stated this today in Abuja on the sidelines of the 2020 Inspectors’ Development Programme.

“Deployment, relocation, and all services are free in NYSC, and we oblige for relocation if there are true health and marital reasons,” he stated.

“NYSC would not condone any act of indiscipline and we are not going to compromise our relocation process”.

He warned members of the public not to fall prey to fraudsters adding that, “whenever there are challenges, NYSC have a way of addressing them”

Ibrahim further stated that since taking office, he has increased his efforts to ensure that personnel charged with implementing the Scheme’s policies and programs are trained on best practices in relation to improving the welfare of Corps Members on a regular basis.

He explained that the Inspectors’ Development Program was created to strengthen the capacity of NYSC Inspectors to carry out their duties effectively, since they are critical to the successful execution of the NYSC Scheme, particularly at the grassroots.

According to the DG, the Scheme has faced various obstacles, including an increase in Corps population, service evasion, insufficient camp facilities, and the recent emergence of the COVID-19 epidemic, among others.

He urged the attendees to take advantage of the workshop’s chance to adopt steps to eliminate all types of stumbling blocks to the Scheme’s operations by increasing its engagement with key stakeholders at the grassroots.

Management expects that this forum will afford you the opportunity to exchange ideas and proffer solutions that are capable of enhancing productivity, thereby increasing the visibility and relevance of the Scheme.

“Therefore as foot soldiers of the Scheme, always strive to live above board so that you can serve as role models and mentors to Corps Members”,

Mr Ayodele Omotade, Director, Corps Welfare and Health Services Department, said in his address that the workshop would provide participants with the tools they need to stay on top of their responsibilities in the face of a rapidly changing national and global order, as well as current knowledge of the Scheme to help them meet the challenges of Corps Management.

He explained that the Inspectors’ Development Programme was designed as an induction refresher course for Inspectors who are responsible for the day-to-day administration of Corps Members, particularly at the Scheme’s field operations.

Therefore, it becomes very important that Inspectors, both at the point of entry, and as they progress in the cadre, receive requisite training to equip them to face the challenges of Corps Administration which will teach and expose them to the guidelines, processes and procedures that will improve their capacities to discharge their duties effectively”, he added.

The workshop with the theme, “Optimizing the ideals of the Scheme in the present realities; The role of the NYSC Inspector”, had participants from all State Secretariats of the Scheme and Area Offices in attendance.