Five corps members perished in a fatal accident that occurred along the Abaji-Kwali expressway on Wednesday July 28.
A statement released by the scheme says the unfortunate incident occurred around 2pm.
The statement reads
The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim, says corps members are part of the national defence policy of Nigeria and can be mobilised for war if need be.
Ibrahim said this while reacting to moves to scrap the NYSC scheme in an interview with Channels...
Shehu Sani, former Kaduna lawmaker, has kicked against the bill seeking to scrap National Youth Service Corps, NYSC.
A bill seeking to scrap the scheme, sponsored by Awaji Abiante, a lawmaker from Rivers State on Wednesday, passed through second reading at the green chamber.