Abuja - The Federal Government has said it will not scrap the National Youth Service Corps scheme, Punch reports.
The Minister of Youth Development and Sports, Solomon Dalong, who made the disclosure in Lagos on Tuesday said this during an inspection tour of the Lagos State NYSC orientation camp in the Iyana Ipaya area of the state on Tuesday.
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He said that the merits of the program outweighed its disadvantages, adding that the scheme had not only enhanced the socio-cultural and ethnic integration in the country but had also promoted national unity.
He stated that hw will stand firmly for the sustenance of the system, to continue in its capacity-building of Nigeria citizens because, it is an indispensable aspect of diversifying the country's culture.
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