The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has restated its commitment to partnering with financial institutions to provide start-up loans to corps members to become entrepreneurs.
The Director-General of NYSC, Brig.-Gen. Mohammad Fadah, reiterated this on Tuesday at the closing of the orientation course for 2022 Batch ‘B’, stream two, corps members, at the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Ikot Itie Udung in Nsit Atai Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom.
Fadah, who was represented by State Coordinator, Mrs Chinyere Ekwe, said that the effort would boost self-reliance and encourage corps members to contribute to the economy.
He commended the corps members for their commitment to the entrepreneurial training conducted in camp under the Skill Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development (SAED) programme.
The NYSC D-G encouraged corps members to build on the skills acquired by availing themselves of post-camp training opportunities in order to hone their skills.