NYSC @50: BUHARI GRANTS 65 EX-CORPERS AUTOMATIC EMPLOYMENT, SCHOLARSHIPS

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The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Thursday, in Abuja, granted automatic employment in the Federal Civil Service to 65 former members of the National Youth Service Corps.

In addition to the employment, Buhari also awarded them scholarships to pursue their education up to the doctorate degree level in any university of their choice within the country.

Furthermore, he announced a cash prize of N250,000 for each of the top award winners and N200,000 for other award recipients, including a physically-challenged ex-corps members under the NYSC Hope Alive Programme.

Buhari issued a directive to the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, the Federal Civil Service Commission, and the Minister of Education to implement the employment and offer scholarships.

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