The new directorgeneral of the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim,has said part of his five-point agenda is to restructure NYSC in line with theNYSC Act.
Ibrahimsated this while officially taking over the mantle of leadership of the scheme Fridayas the 18th director general.
Ibrahim saidtop on his agenda is utilising the potential of corps members and that he wouldcontinue to build on the successes and achievements of the former directorgeneral by continuing to pursue a technologically-driven organisation.
He promisedto ensure the welfare and security of corps members and staff, adding thatwhile in office, he would strengthen existing collaboration with stakeholders.
He said: Itis an honour and privilege that I stand before you here to express my sincereand profound gratitude to God for making today possible.
My ardentappreciation goes to the President, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces ofthe Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, Minister ofDefence and Chief of Army Staff for finding me worthy to be appointed D-G ofthis scheme.
Theoutgoing director general has done extremely well to have lifted the scheme toa higher level. I want to assure him that I will strive to sustain theachievements and take the scheme to another pedestal.
The formerdirector general, in his handover address, thanked the management of thescheme, staff and the media for their cooperation, support and committment.
Kazaureurged the staff of the scheme to accord the new director general the samesupport and cooperation and assured that he would continue to remain loyal andcommitted to the service of the nation in his new posting.
He said Ithank his excellency, Mr President, for giving me the opportunity to serve thenation as NYSC director general.
I alsothank the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, the NYSCNational Governing Board, stakeholders and the media for the support given tome in the discharge of my responsibilities.