The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and IITA are partnering to open up possibilities to young people in Nigeria. The corporations signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to that impact at some stage in a latest go to of the NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, to IITA Headquarters, Ibadan.
IITA Deputy Director General, Partnerships for Delivery, Kenton Dashiell, welcomed the NYSC delegation on the Akin Adesina building. He gave a top level view of IITA’s history, and Kwesi Atta-Krah, IITA Director of Advocacy and Country Alignment Function, defined the Institute’s activities. The traffic noticed greater of those as they launched into a excursion of IITA studies centers and innovations.
After the excursion, Dashiell stated that young people have awesome potential, however they could handiest recognise this while corporations like NYSC and IITA open the doorways of possibilities they want.
“While we price our partnership with NYSC, we would love the young people to look and revel in more possibilities in agriculture and broaden the capabilities they want to achieve this sector. I consider that if IITA works with NYSC on this, it will likely be a gamechanger,” Dashiell stated.
Dashiell liked the NYSC crew for his or her provider to the kingdom and their hobby in participating with IITA. Gen. Ibrahim endorsed the corps individuals in IITA who’re fascinated to faucet into this possibility and develop this partnership to the following level.
As he signed the MoU, the NYSC DG advocated that each corporations have a table officer to behave as an interface to satisfy timelines. He liked IITA, in particular Director General Nteranya Sanginga, for his massive contribution to the youths’ achievement and confident taking the collaboration among IITA and NYSC to more heights