President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of new members of the National Governing Board for the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).
Naija News reports that the appointment was contained in a statement by the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development titled ‘President Buhari appoints NYSC board.’
The statement read, “President Muhammadu Buhari has approved appointments into the National Governing Board of the National Youth Service Corps.
“Those appointed are Ambassador Fatima Abubakar, Chairman; Oyekunle Oyewunmi, President’s nominee; Mrs Binta Muaza, President’s nominee; Yusut Nalado, President’s nominee; Major Gen B.O. Sawyerr, representative of the Chief of Army Staff; Commissioner of Police, Ede Ayuba, representing the Inspector-General of Police; Sani Aliyu, representing the Committee of Rectors of Polytechnics; and Prof Sulyman Abdulkareem, representing Committee of Vice-Chancellors.
“Their appointment is for three years.
“The National Governing Board is the highest policy-making organ of the NYSC.”
In other news, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has confirmed the crash of a military plane on Friday at the Kaduna International Airport.
Confirming the crash, the NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet said the immediate cause of the crash is still being ascertained but promised to release more details soon.
As previously reported by Naija News, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen Ibrahim Attahiru is believed to have died in the plane crash.
Apart from the COAS, seven others were also said to have been on board the ill-fated aircraft.