CBN UNVEILS EMPOWERMENT PLAN FOR CORPERS

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He disclosed; this empowerment when NYSC Director General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim paid a courtesy call on him at the Central Bank Headquarters, Abuja.

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Emefiele stated that the empowerment plan has two phases. The first phase is to train the Corps Members theoretically and practically in their various skills of choice, while; the second phase involves giving them start-up loans in form of equipments.

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He said Corps Members who take part in the programme will be; given a long period to repay their loans, by which time they would have stabilized.

Speaking on his mission at the Central Bank Headquarters, NYSC Director-General appealed for; more robust synergy towards greater economic empowerment for Corps Members.

Brigadier General Ibrahim who thanked his host for previous support to NYSC said; a lot can still be; done through the establishment of more skill centres across the country, in addition to the two already built in Gombe and Ekiti states.

The NYSC helmsman also sought for collabo- ration towards reviving the Scheme’s cottage industries in order to generate jobs for Corps Members and other categories of youths.

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