National Youth Service Corps has said that 110 ex-corps members who distinguished themselves during the service year will receive national honours.
The NYSC award will be conferred on the ex – corps members by President Muhammadu Buhari at the old Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, the nation’s capital.
The Director-General of NYSC, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, who spoke at a press briefing on Wednesday, said 500 corps members from the state level were nominated for the award by the National Selection Committee, with 110 making the final list to receive the award.
He appealed to corps members not to relent in their drive towards peace, growth and development of the country.
Brigadier General Ibrahim commended the media for its support in projecting the image of the scheme, while soliciting for more cooperation and collaboration to ensure that the scheme is projected in a way that will bring development to the country.
He equally thanked the Federal Government for supporting the NYSC, while assuring Nigerians that the scheme will leave no stone unturned to ensure growth and development.