The Director-General of NYSC, Brigadier General Sulaiman Kazaure, has advised Corps members to embrace the option of establishing small or medium scale businesses after service instead of searching for white collar jobs.
He gave the advice while addressing the 2017 Batch 'A' (Stream One) Corps members at the Orientation camp at Eziama Obaire, Imo State during his orientation camp tour.
The DG informed them that white collar jobs were not easy to come by, adding that self-employment was the way to go.
The flag off of the pilot scheme of the National Peer Group Educator on Financial Inclusion Programme for Volunteer Corps Members was held following the successful training of the volunteer Corps members in twelve pilot states spread across the six geo-political zones for the programme.
The Programme is being anchored by the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports in collaboration with partners, including the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
The Director-General, Brigadier General Sulaiman Kazaure, has given cash rewards to three Corps members for their honesty in returning money found at the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp in Benue State to the management.
The corps members are Eno Sunday Jesam (BN/17A/1536), Ezenwa Chidera (BN/17A/1718), and Timothy Deborah Elewechi (BN/17A/2233).
The NYSC Management has warned Corps members against engagement in cyber crimes and dealings in illicit drugs.
Director-General of the NYSC, Brigadier General Sulaiman Kazaure, gave the warning while addressing the 2017 Batch 'A' (Stream One) Corps members at the Permanent Orientation Camp in Taraba State.
Kazaure told the Corps members to safeguard the image of their families and the NYSC by engaging in lawful ventures.
"You are our future leaders and we have hope in you. With you, I am sure we will have the Nigeria of our dream, "
The NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Sulaiman Kazaure, has expressed disappointment over the state of facilities at the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp in Kwara State.
He made his position known in an interview with newsmen shortly after addressing Corps members at the camp located at Yikpata in Edu Local Government Area.
Vanguard News reported that Kazaure, who inspected facilities at the camp, said its general condition fell below standard; and went on to appeal to the state government to rise to the occasion and upgrade the facilities.
The NYSC DG, Brigadier General Sulaiman Kazaure while calling on Corps members to use the period of National Service to promote cultural integration has said that "Nigeria is one; we should always see ourselves as one family".
Brig-Gen Kazaure who has embarked on his usual NYSC orientation camp tour to familiarize and interact with 2017 NYSC Batch 'A' (Stream One) Corps Members made the call in Lagos State NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp.
NYSC 2017 Batch A Stream 1 Corps Members sworn-in today, DG calls for discipline
The 2017 Batch A Stream 1 Corps Members have been sworn-in today in all States of the Federation to commence their Mandatory Service Year as NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Sulaiman Kazaure calls on Corps Members to exhibit high sense of discipline in all their dealings.