Osinbajo warns MDAs against rejecting corps members



The acting president, Yemi Osinbajo has warned MDAs against
rejecting corps members
- He said there was already an existing government policy directing
MDAs against rejecting corps members
- He also urged MDAs and private corps employers to assign
challenging responsibilities to corps members during their primary
assignment
The acting president, Yemi Osinbajo, has warned government Ministries,
Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to desist from rejecting corps members
posted to them for primary assignment.
NAIJ.com gathered that Mr. Osinbajo gave the warning during the
Swearing-In Ceremony of the 2017 National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)
Batch ‘A’ Stream I corps members at the Permanent Orientation Camp at
Kubwa, Abuja, on Thursday May 25.
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The acting president was represented by Amina Abubakar, the Director,
Human Resources, Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA).
Osinbajo warns MDAs against rejecting corps members
Mr. Osinbajo said there was already an existing government policy
directing MDAs against rejecting corps members.
He said the policy was still in effect, urging parastatals to ensure its full
implementation.
NAIJ.com had previously reported that NYSC recently announced date for
printing of call up letters for Batch A 2017 prospective corps members.
The acting president also urged MDAs and private corps employers to
assign challenging responsibilities to corps members during their primary
assignment.
According to him, by doing so they will be fully incorporated into the
process of nation-building and be able to contribute their quota to national
development.
He said the federal government was aware of all the challenges facing the
scheme.
He said government would continue to encourage cooperation between the
federal, state and local governments to ensure smooth and effective
execution of the operations relating to the scheme.
“The Federal Government is aware of the challenges that face the NYSC
and its duty to mitigate these issues including security, deployment
management and processes.

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