Bri. Gen. Kazaure Takes Over as New NYSC DG


The new Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig-Gen. Sule Kazaure formally assumed duty on Monday morning.

He took over as the 17th DG of the scheme, promising to priotise welfare of corps members and the staff.

In a handing ceremony in Abuja, Monday, Kazaure, acknowledged that the tasks ahead are many, but with unity of purpose, the problems would be solved.

“I know that the tasks ahead are enormous and the road is rough, but with unity of purpose we will make progress,” he said.

Earlier, the immediate past DG of NYSC, Brig-Gen. Johnson Olawumi said their agitation to have the monthly allowance of the serving corps members reviewed upwards, would soon be achieved.

He explained that the leadership of the scheme had written series of letters to the Federal Government over tje matter.

According to him, “there seems to be the ray of light at the end of turnnel”.

Olawumi urged staff to extend the cooperation he enjoyed during his stay in the scheme to the new DG to achieve the desired result.

Olawumi took over the NYSC leadership on 6 January 2014.

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Brigadier-General Sule Zakari Kazaure as the

new Director General of the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC).on April 11, 2016.

The former NYSC DG, Brigadier-General Olawunmi, was made as the acting Commandant of the Nigerian Army School of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering..

Kazaure holds B.Sc Chemistry, M.Sc Analytical Chemistry,.Ph.D (Pure and Applied Chemistry)

His date of birth was given as 5 February, 1964 and he from Kazaure, Jigawa State

He was as commissioned into Nigerian Army on: 4 October 89.


Author: News Editor

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