NYSC boss urges vol­un­tary ser­vice in health sec­tor

Daily Trust - - NEWS - By Mau­reen Onochie

Di­rec­tor Gen­eral of the Na­tional Youth Ser­vice Corps, Bri­gadier Gen­eral John­son Olawumi has urged the Vol­un­tary Ser­vice Over­seas (VSO) to ex­tend their ser­vices to the health sec­tor.

The VSO is vol­un­teer group in the de­vel­op­ment of the agri­cul­tural and ed­u­ca­tion sec­tor.

Gen. Olawumi made the call at the weekend when the group paid him a cour­tesy visit. He said the health sec­tor was also in need of com­mit­ted ef­forts to help re­vive it.

He ap­pealed to the group to also ex­pand the scope of its ac­tiv­i­ties in Nasarawa, Kano and Kwara states.

The Coun­try Di­rec­tor of the vol­un­tary group, Sri­ramappa Gonchikar said their visit was to seek for col­lab­o­ra­tion with the NYSC scheme so that corps mem­bers would be en­gaged in vol­un­tary ser­vices.

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