NYSC DG, A Pride To Armed Forces – NDA Commandant

11/01/2022 4:33:00 AM

NYSC DG, A Pride To Armed Forces – NDA Commandant

NYSC DG, A Pride To Armed Forces – NDA Commandant

Commandant of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Major General I.M. Yusuf, has described the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) director-general, Major

The commandant congratulated Ibrahim on his promotion to the rank of Major General, describing it as well deserved.Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq stated this at the Interdenominational Thanksgiving Service organized to commemorate the Armed Forces Remembrance Day and Emblem Appeal week at All Saint African Church Gaakanbi, Ilorin.ensure the labours of the nation’s gallant soldiers was not in vain.by January 9, 2022 2 min read The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Faruk Yahaya, has restated commitment to ensuring comprehensive medical treatment to wounded officers and soldiers of the armed forces.

ADVERTISEMENT He said the Academy would continue to support the Scheme, especially in the area of Corps Welfare.Earlier, Ibrahim thanked the Commandant for the mentorship he enjoyed from him, describing him as a thoroughbred senior officer.He said, “Permit me to say that this administration also acknowledges and commend the unrelenting efforts of the Nigeria Legion of Ex-servicemen at caring and providing for its members consistently in mobilizing funds annually to aid their incapacitated colleagues and families.He expressed appreciation of the support NDA had been extending to NYSC, especially as one of the largest Corps employers.Represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Prince Wole Oyebamiji, Oyetola held that individual decision to love and serve the country is a strong cord for welding the nation together.Ibrahim particularly thanked the Commandant for prioritising the welfare of Corps members, including provision of accommodation and feeding for them while on transit.Delivering the sermon titled ‘Fighting the good Fight’, Rt.He assured that the Corps Members would continue to put in their best in the service of the fatherland.Mr Yahaya said their sacrifices would not be forgotten and prayed for the repose of their souls, adding that the AFRDC also presented opportunity to honour veterans who are still alive.

In another development, the Director-General has commended Corps Members serving at the Nigerian Defence Academy for being good ambassadors of the scheme, urging them to sustain the tempo of dedication and contribution to national development.Ade Fagbayi called for all hands to be on deck in achieving an enviable Country in the comity of nations, urging for collaboration and greater synergy between politicians, the Military and the Judiciary.“We have a responsibility to pray for them as a church, a state and a nation.ADVERTISEMENT He advised them to be security-conscious and avoid night travel.The director-general also enjoined the Corps Members to use the social media only for the promotion of national unity and development as against hatred and ethnic jingoism.He advised them to develop vocational and entrepreneurship skills and pursue their dreams with passion.“This belief is one of the secrets of Osun’s enviable peace profile,” he described..

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