President Muhammadu Buhari, Tuesday, in Daura, Katsina State, gave two cows from his farm, 20 luggage of rice and N1, 000,000 (a million naira) to members of the Nationwide Youth Service Corp, NYSC that visited him.
Buhari stated that the scheme has a deep influence on Nigerians, including that it broadens the horizon of residents, opens up alternatives and enhances understanding of cultural variations.
Buhari spoke at his nation residence when he recovered the NYSC members serving in Daura, who paid homage to mark the Eid-el-Kabir celebration.
The President advised the corps members that he had persistently recommended Common Yakubu Gowon rtd, for creating the scheme.
“Everytime I meet with former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, like just lately, I nonetheless commend him for the initiative of the NYSC. The NYSC is spectacular in some ways.
“A few of you’ve gotten come from Port Harcourt, Lagos and Calabar and now you can really feel the warmth of Daura and the way shut it’s to the desert,” he stated.
The President stated the NYSC scheme was properly thought-out to unite the nation by understanding.
“I really feel very strongly concerning the NYSC and I’m wishing you all the perfect. I guarantee you that you can be a lot better as Nigerians after your expertise,’’ he added.
In response to his Senior Particular Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, Buhari gave the NYSC members two cows from his farm, 20 luggage of rice and N1, 000,000 (a million naira).
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