The National Youth Service Corps NYSC has donated the sum of Three Million Five Hundred Thousand naira to a Corps member, Ogunpaimo Kehinde, to enable her undergo a heart surgery. Kehinde, who is serving in Lagos State, and has been living on strong survival drugs for some time now, is due for surgery soon.
NYSC Lagos State Coordinator, Prince Mohammed Momoh, presented her case to the National Directorate Headquarters of the Scheme. Following the approval of the Director-General, Brigadier General Sulaiman Kazaure, the cheque of N3.5m was presented to her by Momoh in his office.
The Coordinator said the gesture was yet another illustration of Management’s concern for the welfare of Corps members. He wished her a successful surgery and quick recovery.
Receiving the cheque, Kehinde thanked the scheme for the assistance. She also appreciated the Coordinator for his role in bringing succour to her.
Meanwhile, Blessing Nwapa, the Batch A Stream 1 female youth corps member who was kidnapped on October 6th and released on Tuesday, October 10th, has declined an offer by the scheme to redeploy her after her experience with kidnappers.
Blessing met with the Director-General of NYSC, Brigadier General Sulaiman Kazaure, yesterday October 12th and when the DG offered Blessing redeployment to her state, she declined the offer.
Blessing who is from Abia State, was kidnapped on Friday, Oct. 6, in Udege Mbeki community of Kokona Local Government Area in the state. Some armed men robbed her and her friends while they were leaving the bank and after disposing them of their possessions, took her away.