NYSC celebrates 45th year anniversary – The national youth service corps today May 22, 2018 marked 45 years of its existence.
Announcing the feat, the service said “As NYSC marks its 45th anniversary, the scheme wishes to acknowledge and appreciate all tiers of government for their valuable support”.
“Since 1973, Corps Members are all over Nigeria accelerating national development in health, education, agriculture and rural infrastructure among other areas”.“NYSC management is also grateful to all other stakeholders”.“Happy 45th Anniversary”.
The NYSC scheme was created in a bid to reconstruct, reconcile and rebuild the country after the Nigerian Civil war. The unfortunate antecedents in the nation’s 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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