The Federal Government has denied reports credited to it that it has scrapped the National Youths Service Corps, NYSC Scheme, describing the reports as unfounded and legally illogical.

Some news media platforms, News Punch not inclusive have reported that the scheme which was established since 1975 by then Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon (retd), has been scrapped by President Muhammadu Buhari, alongside post-UMTE.

However, the presidency, through the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu described the story as unfounded and legally illogical.

Garba Shehu,  said while reacting to the rumour. 

“NYSC is a creation of the law. Only another law can repeal it,” 


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