NEXTLEVEL>> Sen. Baba-Ahmed leads NYSC Hope Alive Foundation
Senator Yusuf Baba-Ahmed has been appointed Chairman, Board of Trustees (BOT) of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Hope Alive Foundation.
NYSC Director-General, Brig.-Gen. Johnson Olawumi announced this in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday by the NYSC Public Relations Unit.
It said the BOT, which comprises persons from different sectors of national life, would be inaugurated by the incoming Minister of Youth Development.
The statement explained that the foundation would be expected to drive the initiative of the scheme on post-service economic survival of corps members who suffered permanent disability during service.
According to the statement, Olawumi praised Baba-Ahmed, who is also the Pro-Chancellor of Baze University, Abuja, for his contribution to the development of education in the country.
“The director-general described the standard of facilities in the institution as congenial for effective teaching and learning,” the statement added.
The statement said the Senator, while responding to the appointment, accepted the opportunity given him to serve in that capacity, describing it as “a great honour to him and the university”.
“Baba-Ahmed said he ventured into the education sector out of determination to contribute towards fixing the system in order for Nigeria to realise its potentials and address various challenges.”
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