- A young has been thrown into celebration mood after receiving an award of honour from the President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari
- The man identified as Daniel was one of the 110 young Nigerians who were recipients of the President’s NYSC Honours Award on Thursday, February 11
- Along with the award, he secured an automatic employment, as well as other mouth-watering benefits
A young man has finished the compulsory one year youth service on a very high note.
The Nigerian man identified as Daniel took to Facebook in joyous mood to announce that he received the prestigious President’s NYSC Honours Award.
In a post he made on Thursday, February 11, the excited Daniel shared photos of himself as he struck a pose with the award and another displaying the award and certified that came with it.
Daniel, Legit.ng learnt, was one of the 110 young Nigerians that received the President’s NYSC Honours Award for 2018/2019 service year in a ceremony that held at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa.
Daniel - who served at Taraba state where he emerged the best at the state awards - stated that he was only motivated to serve well due to his passion for touching and affecting lives of people from underprivileged homes.
"God is faithful! Today I bag the prestigious Presidential NYSC Honours Award given by His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari GCFR whose ceremony was at Banquet hall at the Presidential Villa.
"I'm most grateful to God, the Presidency, my family, and Taraba State where I emerged the best at the State Awards.
"All we wanted to do was to affect the lives of people that were not as privileged as we were and that's also what scripture instructs us to do.
"This by God, is simply a platform for bigger things.
"More impacts to our dear nation Nigeria, more impacts to the world.
"We are here, and so Nigeria won't crumble!
As a recipient of the President's award, Daniel bagged automatic employment into the Federal Civil Service, Federal scholarship for post-graduate studies up to doctoral-level into any Nigerian university and an undisclosed cash reward.
A statement from the President's official Twitter account, confirming this can be seen below:
Congratulatory messages have been pouring in for the young man.
Godspower Dornunari Ngan wrote:
"We are here, so Nigeria won't crumble!!!
"Huge congratulations brother.
Another person, Iheanacho Bright said:
"Congratulations Bro....more wins oooooooooo."
Amaks Inno said:
"Congrats, brother i've told you am always proud of you, , grace speaking."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported how a Nigerian teen won president's academic excellence award and got letter from Trump.
Popularly called a professor at home and school because of the brilliance he shows in his actions and manner of talking, he is a student of Notre Dame High School in Connecticut, The Nation reports.
Victor Duru is a Legit.ng journalist with more than three years of working experience in the media industry. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Management Studies from Imo State University, where he was a Students' Union Government Director of Information. Victor is a Human Interest Editor, Strategic Content Creator and a Google-certified Digital Marketer. Connect with him on Twitter @DuruCVictor2