Buhari Sympathizes with Family of Ex-NYSC Boss


The President’s condolence message was contained in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina.

Former Director-General of the National Youths Service Corps, Major General Edet Akpan, who died recently.

On Thursday, The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Thursday mourned him

The statement reads partly, “President Buhari believes Maj. Gen. Akpan played a pivotal role in strengthening the National Youth Service Corps, which is one of the nation’s symbols of unity, by deploying intellectual resources into the system and creating a stronger platform for military participation to promote patriotism and discipline, which is a necessity for success.

“The President notes that the former director-general participated actively in shaping the National Education Policy, initiating and pursuing programmes that ensured educational development at different levels, and counselling leaders on building strong democratic institutions and good governance.”

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