- Governor Dairus Ishiaku of Taraba state has stated that the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) should be two years instead of one
- According to the governor, corps members should undergo compulsory military training for one year so that they will know how to handle guns
- The governor said the remaining one year should be dedicated to the social works the corps members are doing
The governor of Taraba state, Dairus Ishaku, has been captured on camera advising that the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) should extend the duration to two years.
Governor Ishaku said this is important because corps members need to learn how to handle guns and defend themselves.
In a video that was shared on Instagram by @channelstelevision, the governor said one year should go into compulsory military training of the corps member, while the remaining one year should be dedicated to the social works the youths are doing.
In his words:
"If you leave, the NYSC I will say should be two years. One year for compulsory military training and the other one for the compulsory social works that they are doing now, so that anybody who graduates as an NYSC person can know how to handle the gun, can know how to defend himself."
Nigerians react to the video
"I agree totally."
"Start with your children and yourself sir."
"Time to make IQ test mandatory in Nigeria before taking any position in government."
"Sorry sir we can't leave u on this."
Video shows female corps members displaying amazing fighting skills as they combat & defeat male counterparts
In other news, a heartwarming video of female members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) combating their male counterparts has emerged on social media.
In the video that was shared on Instagram by Tunde Ednut, three ladies could be seen training with three men as they all displayed their skills.
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It should be noted that the combat training is aimed at teaching ladies how to defend themselves in the face of danger.