The Honorable Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has rejected reports that the NYSC scheme is doomed to be scrapped, Newspremises reports.
Two days ago, it was widely speculated that the compulsory one-year regime for all graduates will be abolished following the second reading of a bill in the House of Representatives seeking to end the regime that some believe has outlived its usefulness. .
Addressing speculation on his Twitter account this morning, the minister said the government has pledged to support the scheme.
“The NYSC program remains one of the greatest national development tools for our youth. The government’s commitment to supporting the NYSC scheme remains. Dynamic Reforms and Initiatives towards current realities are underway. Nigeria will stay with its youth “