The NYSC Director General Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim has expressed his joy and pride when a corps Member, Ahmad Abubakar had his CDS project,an automated and Computerized library at the NYSC Directorate Headquarters Abuja commissioned.
The visibly elated Director General who led members of top Management of the scheme to the event commended the foresight ,determination and resourcefulness of the initiator culminating in the actualization of the landmark project .
While congratulating Ahmad Abubakar for this worthy contribution ,Brig Gen Ibrahim urged other corps members to emulate the laudable efforts of Ahmad Abubakar; who despite all odds succeeded in impacting on his immediate environment in the most positive way.
The Director General enjoined corps members to “add value to the Scheme” by initiating essential and useful Community Development Projects (CDS) based on felt needs of the host community.
Earlier in his welcome remarks, the Director Planning,Research and Statistics (PRS), Alhaji Ahmed Wada Ikaka, described corps member Ahmad Abubakar as hardworking and diligent young man with a brilliant mindset which endeared him to all.
Speaking on the motivation behind the sponsorship of Ahmad’s project, the Executive Director of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Mr Olusegun Awolowo who was represented by the Director Export Development and Incentives, Mal. Lawal Dalhat; said the Council had no regret co- sponsoring Ahmad’s CDS Project due to the laudable idea presented by the young corps member.
Similarly, the Chief Executive Officer of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) Alhaji Garba Abubakar who was represented by the Director Public Affairs, Mr Duke Edward Ukaga; said the Commission recognized the intelligence and the zeal to be productive in Ahmad Abubakar. These qualities informed the decision to equally co- sponsor the impressive project embarked upon by the corps member.
Directors and members of NYSC top Management, The project featured ;
a)The procurement and installation of computers/ workstations.
b)Procurement of scanners and printers and furniture.
c) provision of e-Library portal with server
and digitized selected NYSC old and new publication.
d)Provision of network facilities as well as training of 13 NYSC NDHQ Staff.