Abuja (Nigeria) – The new Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Sule Kazaure, on Monday formally assumed duty as the 17th head of the scheme.
Speaking during the hand-over ceremony in Abuja, Mr. Kazaure, a Brigadier-General, said he would ensure that the welfare of corps members and NYSC staff is prioritize and improved upon for better service delivery.
Kazaure was appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari on April 11.
He noted that, “I know that the tasks ahead are enormous and the road is rough, but with unity of purpose we will make progress.”
Kazaure took over from Brigadier general Johnson Olawumi, who took charge off NYSC on January 6th, 2014.
In his remarks Olawumi urged staffs to extend the cooperation he enjoyed during his stay to his successor in order to achieve desired result.