Following the sack of Brigadier-General Mohammed Fadah as the Director General, National Youth Service Corp (NYSC), President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the appointment of Mrs Christy Uba as the new acting DG.
She will be in acting capacity pending the appointment of a substantive director by the government.
Blueprint had reported that President Buhari sacked the former DG.
Fadah’s removal came only six months after he was appointed NYSC boss. His appointment came in May 2022.
Mrs Uba’s appointment was announced in a statement released by the scheme’s Director, Press and Public Relations, Eddy Megwa.
The statement explained that Mrs Uba was asked to take over the scheme because she was the most senior official.
“Following the removal of Brigadier General Muhammad Kaku Fadah as Director General, National Youth Service Corps by President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR, Mrs Christy Uba, Director, Information and Communications Technology, the most senior Director in the Scheme has taken over the leadership of the Corps in the capacity of Overseer, pending the appointment of a substantive Director General by Mr President,” the statement stated.