OVER 1.4million corps members have reportedly undergone the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) skills acquisition training in seven years, the Director-General(DG) of the scheme, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim has said.

The Skill Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development (SAED) programme of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) was inaugurated in March 2012 to “address” unemployment in the country by teaching corp members skills they will need to be self-employed.

The DG who made the disclosure in his office, while playing host to the Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa, expressed the scheme’s determination to increase the awareness of entrepreneurship development and wealth creation among Corps Members.

He pointed out that the introduction of Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development programme was the Scheme’s way of…

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