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Youth Corps Members Represent Nigeria in India Among 25 Other Nations, Conclude Mission, Return Home

Youth Corps Members Represent Nigeria in India Among 25 Other Nations, Conclude Mission, Return Home 

– NIGERIA | 10 Corps Members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) represent Nigeria in India among 25 other Nations across the globe conclude mission in India, return home. 

Headline NIGERIA | 10 Corps Members of Nigeria’s National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) who were selected to represent the Scheme in a Youth Exchange Programme traveled to India, have concluded their mission and returned home after spending Fourteen (14) Days.


It would be recalled that the Republic of India recently organised its Commemoration Anniversary where she invited Contingents from the Cadet Corps of several other Countries across the globe under the National Cadet Corps, India Youth Exchange Programme (YEP). NYSC which happens to be Nigeria’s foremost youth service organization received an invitation to participate in the Programme. The Corps Members were observed to have attended the Two (2) Weeks mission with the Chief Executive Officer and Director – General of the NYSC, Brig Gen YD Ahmed DSS fdc fnli MTRCN MNARC, and accompanied by Two senior Staff of the Scheme; Chief Inspector Shehu Bello Harris and Assistant Chief Inspector Aisha Abdul.


In retrospect, the NYSC delegation departed the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, on Sunday, 14th January, 2024, and arrived at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, India, after which they were received by a delegation from the NCC India, lodged at an undisclosed Luxurious Hotel in the Country’s Capital, an indication of the high level hospitality by the Indian Government to its guests. The mission of the Youth Exchange Programme was for Two weeks.

The special Youth Exchange Program also saw the attendance of over Twenty – Five (25) Nations namely; Argentina, Botswana, Bhutan, Brazil, Fiji, Czech Republic, India, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Laos, Maldives, Mauritius, Malaysia, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria, Russia, Seychelles, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, The United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam.

These Nations also participated in the series of events and activities highlighting their various cultures, heritage, ideals and other values while also partaking in international relations. As part of their activities during the period in India, the delegation visited notable landmarks such as: the Hall of Fame, Flag Area; the Taj Mahal, Agra; Hawa Mahal, Jaipur; the National War Memorial Museum; Akshardham; the Home of the Prime Minister of India; and the home of the Honourable President of India.

The Dynamic
Nigeria’s National Youth Service Corps has been dedicated to fulfilling its mandate as a Scheme as it has been observed to be impactful and strategic in creating opportunities for young graduates who have undertaken the Schemes mandatory One Year National Service. With its effective welfare for the Youth Corps Members, the concept serves as bridge builder as well as a catalyst for youth development.

Through the NYSC Scheme, areas like skill development and entrepreneurship development are enhanced. In this dynamic, the NYSC by virtue of its relevance locally and internationally, has always created the much needed opportunities for its Corps Members, and now to global spheres like the NCC India YEP 2024.

The YEP 2024 mission would be recorded as the 2nd invitation that NYSC has received. Similarly in the year 2022, the Scheme was invited to represent Nigeria at the NCC India YEP 2022 where about Fifteen Nations were invited. It was for the Commemoration Anniversary of Republic of India, a beautiful and unique experience that the Contingents would not forget in a hurry.

As a hub that promotes impactful leadership, positive lifestyle, quality education as well as other better ways, we would continue to echo activities and groundbreaking achievements of NYSC Nigeria.

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