By Albert Akota
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Agricultural Land Development Authority to boost food production in the country.
The Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim during the signing of the MoU at the NYSC National Directorate Headquarters in Abuja, commended NALDA for recently training sixty-eight Corps Members as Soil Doctors and Extension Service Workers.
He also lauded the Executive Secretary of NALDA, Prince Paul Ikonne, for his vision and passion for national development.
The DG said NYSC Scheme mobilises more than 350,000 corps members annually and there was the need to tap their potentials for both personal and societal development.
He disclosed that the MoU would make the NYSC farms become more active, with stakeholders’ support to enhance food sufficiency.