FCT natives express support for establishment of NYSC trust fund



Natives the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), under the auspices Abuja Grassroots Advocacy Projects, have support for the establishment a trust fund for National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).

The Chief Advocate the organisation, Mr Yunusa Yusuf, gave the support in an interview with newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja.

The News Agency Nigeria (NAN) reports that Yusuf spoke on the sidelines a symposium organised by NYSC on the imperatives for the establishment a trust fund.

He expressed optimism that the establishment the fund would complement the Federal Government’s efforts at moving 100 million Nigerians out poverty.

While commending NYSC for initiating the idea a trust fund, Yusuf called on all and sundry to support its establishment, saying that it would further empower the scheme to effectively confront the 21st century economic challenges.

He also applauded NYSC for providing a that would engender greater appreciation the imperatives for the trust fund and generate ideas that would its actualisation.

“I am very optimistic that the resolutions reached after the symposium would have the capacity to change the narratives not only NYSC but the teeming youths,” he said.

The youth leader urged NYSC management to sustain and expand the scope the advocacy for the establishment the fund.

He said that the recommendations adopted during the symposium were laudable and should be supported by members the National Assembly the bill for establishment the fund was eventually presented.

“We also want to appeal to President Muhammad Buhari to make it an executive bill anytime it is being presented to the national assembly.

“If passed into law, many Nigerians will benefit from it immensely,” he said. (NAN)