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Open varsity students lament exclusion from NYSC

By News Express on 10/08/2015

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The National Open University Students Association of Nigeria has expressed the dissatisfaction with the non-participation of its members in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme.

The National President of the association, Mr. Nelson Nwaonicha, expressed the dissatisfaction in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Asaba on Sunday.

Nwaonicha said that the policy of the non-inclusion of the graduates of the university in the NYSC programme was discriminatory.

He said that there was great pride in serving one's country, as the NYSC gave every Nigerian graduate a sense of belonging, personal worth and recognition by one's own nation.

He said that it would amount to abandonment and violation of the principle of federal character and integration, if a set of Nigerian students were not included in the scheme.

He said that the service was created to inculcate discipline in, educate and integrate the Nigerian youth, regardless of their institutional, cultural and social backgrounds.

He appealed to the National Assembly to review the Act establishing the NOUN with a view to including the graduates in the allowed age bracket in the programme.

The national president also called on the management of the university to stop admitting students for law programmes, pending the approval of the Nigerian Law School.

He recalled that the first two sets of law graduates of the NOUN had not been admitted into the law school to be certified to practice their trade. (NAN)

•Photo shows NYSC DG, Brig.-Gen. Johnson Olawumi.

Source News Express

Posted 10/08/2015 06:42:27 AM

 

 

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