The Chairman NYSC Governing Board, Amb. Fatima Balla Abubakar has applauded the Chief of Army Staff and the entire Nigerian Army on their cooperation and constant aid to the operations of the Scheme.
The Board Chairman made this remark when the NYSC National Governing Board paid a courtesy visit to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Farouk Yahaya in his office in Abuja.
Abubakar commended the Nigerian Army for its contributions to the Scheme which played a major role in NYSC being a great organization.
She stressed that the relationship between the Scheme and the Nigerian Army has remained very cordial, even as the Chief Executive of the Scheme has always come from the Nigerian Army.
Furthermore, the Chairman also praised the excellent contributions of all the Officers that have represented the Army on the NYSC Board, including the present Officer, Brigadier General Bayode Adetoro who has continued to play critical role in advancing the course of the Scheme.
Responding to the Remarks the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Farouk Yahaya, appreciated the Chairman and the Board members for the visit which he described as memorable.
He expressed his admiration for the Board for its operational excellence which reflects on the attitude and commitment of the Corps Members to national integration, development and programmes.
The Army Chief drew attention to the fact that the nation needed the commitment of the Corps Members now more than ever before for greater national cohesion and nation building.
He therefore promised that the Army would not relent in its responsibilities to provide security to all the NYSC formations nationwide.