The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) is a scheme that has given many people life-changing opportunities. Despite the fact that some are calling for the scrapping of the scheme, others can't forget how NYSC has changed their lives. Many have found love and got engaged during their service years.
Legit.ng presents eight Nigerians who found love and got engaged during their service years.
1. Balo and his soulmate
Balo and his soulmate warmed hearts on social media as the video of their proposal went viral. The young man took public marriage proposals to the next level with what he pulled off as he asked for his girlfriend's hand in marriage.
He pretended he was about to faint from a serious stomach ache. His performance initially threw the lady into confusion as she became fidgety, calling for help around and asking people to stop filming but help her lover from crashing.
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As the lady was still in a state of confusion, the young man went on his knee, removed the ring and popped the question. He got a yes and the lovers hugged and kissed affectionately.
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2. Nelson Ishike and his heartthrob
When he found Rosemary, Nelson was certain that she was the woman he wanted to spend the rest of his life with.
The young man took to his Facebook page to reveal that their relationship started after they met during the NYSC orientation camp in Jigawa.
He shared photos of their engagement, announcing to his Facebook family that she had accepted his marriage proposal.
3. Mohammed Alhaji-Musa and Hauwa Yahaya-Bagudu
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Mohammed Alhaji-Musa and Hauwa Yahaya-Bagudu began their love journey after meeting at the NYSC orientation camp.
According to the Nigerian man, he met Hauwa when they were on kitchen duty at the camp. He said he fell in love with her after noticing her kindness and respect towards people.
The lovebirds are married now.
4. Mark Makafan Odi and the love of his life
The young man, who is from Kogi, was in the same platoon with Felicia, who hails from Kaduna state.
They got married two days after their passing-out from the national service.
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Legit.ng previously reported that a young lady with the Twitter handle @Ms_Mchunu took to the social media platform to express excitement after her boyfriend went down on one knee and asked her to marry him.
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Sharing adorable photos of the beautiful moment on her Twitter page, the young lady said saying yes to the marriage proposal was the easiest yes she has ever said.
She captioned the photos:
"A week ago my best friend asked me to marry him. The easiest yes I’ve ever said."