Nigerian Army trains Youth Corps after NYSC DG announces that they can now be mobilized for war, A video showing members of the National Youth Service Corps undergoing combat training after NYSC DG announces that they can now be mobilized for war has surfaced online.
The video started trending after few hours when the Director-General of the Scheme, Brigadier General, Shuaibu Ibrahim said "We’re not mobilising corps members for war"
Here is the previous news where NYSC debuked the remour;
THE National Youth Service Corps, on Friday, dismissed reports that it was mobilising corps members for war, stressing that this was not true.
The NYSC national directorate in Abuja in a statement by the Deputy Director (Publications), Mr. Emeka Mgbemena, affirmed that it would continue to safeguard the interest of corps members.
Director-General of the Scheme, Brigadier General, Shuaibu Ibrahim, while reacting to moves to scrap the NYSC scheme, reportedly said corps members were part of the national defence policy of Nigeria and could be mobilised for war if need be.
However, the NYSC disclosed that Ibrahim never said corps members were being mobilised for war as being reported by some media outlets.
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