NYSC member inspires many with success story after winning N700k to support his agric business

NYSC member inspires many with success story after winning N700k to support his agric business

A young Nigerian man has celebrated his win on social media after being awarded the sum of 700,000 by Access Bank and the National Youth Service Corps

- Ayobami Ajayi who is serving in Osun state said he participated in a business plan competition and finished as the first runner-up

- According to Ajayi, he had a delay in being mobilised for the scheme but it was worth the wait at the end of the day

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Ayobami Ajayi, a member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Osun state has taken to social media to celebrate his achievement after winning the sum of N700,000.

Ajayi, a graduate of Animal Science from Obafemi Awolowo University said he participated in a business plan competition and finished the first runner-up.

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NYSC member inspires many with success story after winning N700k to support his agric business
The young man celebrated his achievement on social media. Photo credit: Ayobami Ajayi/LinkedIn
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Taking to his LinkedIn page, he said the competition was organised by Access bank in collaboration with NYSC SAED department to fund corp members with viable business ideas

According to the young man, he sat at home more than a year after graduating from the higher institution in February 2020.

In his words on LinkedIn:

"After Graduation from Obafemi Awolowo university in February 2020 has (sic) a graduate of Animal Sciences but sat home for more than a year after graduation though not idle, fully involved in business of Beekeeping and Rabbitry.
"The wait was courtesy of covid-19 and ASUU strike and the inability of my school senate to mobilize us fast enough."

He said he patiently waited and saw four batches of his mates mobilised for NYSC.

Ajayi's wait finally paid off as he won the cash prize at the Osun state NYSC orientation camp after contesting with 29 others.

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The corps member said the cash prize will help him in his agriculture business.

Corps members are part of national defence policy of Nigeria

In other news, the Director-General (DG) of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig-Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim, has said corps members are part of the national defence policy of Nigeria.

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The DG made the statement on Thursday, June 3, on Channels Television, when reacting to the calls by some Nigerians to scrap the scheme.

He said:

“Corps members are part of the national defence policy of this country. So, where there is serious war, our corps members are educated, they are knowledgeable and they can be trained."

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