NYSC trains legal officers to improve productivity

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has trained legal officers in the scheme as it reaffirmed its determination to ensure staff trained towards enhancing capacity- building for improved performance.

The director general, Brigadier General Yusha’u Dogara Ahmed, stated Monday in his address at the 2023 Legal Officers’ Workshop, with the theme; “The Role of the Legal Officer in Defence of the Public Service in Nigeria,”, held in Abuja, that: “Over the past 50 years of existence of the scheme, training of staff of the scheme has proven to be very fruitful, especially in the training of legal officers, judging from the laudable achievements recorded so far by the legal unit and the professional conduct by legal officers in the scheme.

The unit has kept faith with its mandate of rendering quality legal advice to the NYSC management and has shown due diligence in handling cases involving the scheme in different courts of law in Nigeria,” the DG said.

General Ahmed, who was represented at the event by the Director, Legal Services, Barrister lbrahim Ahmed Tijani said the training was designed to enhance the capacity and knowledge of legal officers in the scheme on their professional roles in the defence of the public service in Nigeria.

He stated further that in order to contribute to the achievements of the legal unit, the training would also serve as an ideal platform to evaluate the activities of the unit with a view to breaking new grounds towards strengthening the values of the scheme.

The DG commended the NYSC legal officers for adding value to the scheme through their selfless services and likewise other stakeholders for being instrumental to the landmark achievements recorded so far.