- Three young Nigerians who served their nation selflessly during their NYSC year now have instant job offers
- Writing about their lofty contributions to humanity, Governor Wike of Rivers state said they can also choose to have scholarships for their masters and PhDs
- Many Nigerians debated on what best to go for between the two offers, highlighting that both are good in different ways
The governor of Rivers, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has recognised three indigenes of the state, Gilbert Kiaka Goodness, Worlu Aruchi Rachael, and Jasper Deebari Uchenna, who got the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) presidential honour award.
On his Twitter page on Tuesday, March 23, the governor wrote about the achievements of the three young citizens.
Gilberts carried a plan to offer free ICT training to over 200 students in Bayelsa state where he served. Worlu on the other hand used her legal expertise to secure the release of 22 inmates from a prison in Yobe state without collecting a dime.
The third, Uchenna, named streets in Jigawa as a way to bring the state up to what is obtainable in modern places.
Governor Nyesom said that their contributions have earned them instant employments in the state or the option to study for their masters and PhDs in any university they wish to go to.
See his tweet below:
Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions to the governor's post:
"Go for The Civil Service employment, you can save up and fund your MSc... Don't make the mistake of going for MSc now... H.E will no longer be Governor in 2yre time and the next Governor may not be this Generous."
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"Just give me overseas scholarship to Canada for just MSc. Walahi, If I return, make I naked baff. Wetin I wan use Rivers State Civil Service work do?"
"You have make an impact with passion, sprout that passion in our country.. Not too young to run."
"In as much as this is commendable, you have refused to pay Corp members since you became the governor of Rivers State except December 2019 you paid just 15k. How do you encourage Corp members to be efficient."
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a young Nigerian lady, Evelyn Ikogba, used her one-year compulsory NYSC programme to touch lives in Kaduna state.
A Twitter user, Solomon Aye Bala, who posted about what Evelyn did said that though the lady was posted to his organisation, she used the lockdown period to renovate a student hostel that has four rooms and eight toilets and bathrooms.
Joseph Omotayo writes for the human interest desk at Legit.ng. He graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University with a degree in Literature in English. He loves basketball and books. He tweets @omotayome.
Source: Legit Newspaper