The NYSC scheme was created in a bid in 1973 to reconstruct, reconcile and rebuild the country after the Nigerian Civil war.
NYSC which is an abbreviation for “National Youth Service Corps” is a one – year compulsory program for students who studied in Nigeria or students abroad but intends to work in Nigeria.
But the national service year has been criticised often for being a waste of time for corps members. Corps members have also talked about being underpaid or not paid at all during their service year.
Do You Think The FG Should Scrap NYSC? this is the trending question so far which most Nigerians are seeking to get reasonable answers from.
below are some of the reasons why most corps members want the FG to scrap NYSC finnally:
1. Waste Of Fund And Resources
2. Spread Of Disease
4. Peanut Payments
There’s also the issue of corps members being killed in areas they were posted to.
Most students has also given some of their reasons why the programme should not be scrapped finally. Below are most of their reasons.
1. Cultures/ Tradition
3. Life Partner
4. Job Opportunities
Now, do you think it’s time for the government to stop the programme or should it continue?
Share your opinion by using the comment box below. Remember, your opinion counts. don’t think you are just wasting your time.