Mrs Grace Akpabio
The National Youths Service Corps has described the minor misunderstanding between the men of the Nigerian Army and a staff of the scheme in Ondo state as being blown out of proportion .
Reports say Soldiers of the Nigeria Army 32 Artillery Brigade, Akure that were part of camp activities in the just concluded orientation course for corps members at ikare akoko assaulted the chief security officer of NYSC in Ondo state on Monday 8, July 2019.
Reacting, the coordinator of NYSC in Ondo state, Mrs Grace Akpabio said those spreading the news were exaggerated and not sincere with the truth.
Mrs Akpabio pointed out that the relationship between the scheme and the Nigerian Army is very intact.
She said “This issue is being handled administratively .It was not as serious as being rumoured .
It’s like husband and wife having misunderstanding.
It was a minor misunderstanding and not something that should be exaggerated.
The issue has been reported to my director general and the brigade commander and it is being handled administratively.
The NYSC and the military are two very good partners and will continue to be,in the interest of the scheme. ” Akpabio said.
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