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NYSC Director General Warns Corps Members against Misuse Of Social Media

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Corps Members have been warned not to use the social media to spread fake news but rather use it to promote national unity and integration which the Scheme was established for.

In a statetment issued on Thursday by the Director, Press and Public Relations Eddy Megwa said that the Director General of National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier General Muhammad Kaku Fadah gave this charge while addressing Corps Members during his visit to Ondo State Orientation Camp in lkare-Akoko.

He urged them to sustain a high level of discipline with enthusiasm and also familiarize themselves with the provisions of the NYSC Act and Bye-laws.

General Fadah also advised the Corps Members to distance themselves from cultism, drug abuse and other social vices.

“As you are already aware, one of the major objectives of the NYSC is the promotion of national unity and integration.

You should avoid using social media for spreading fake news, fueling hatred and other negative purposes”, he said.

General Fadah also advised the Corps Members to use the opportunity of the service year to acquire leadership coaching, para-military drills, physical training and sensitization on topical national issues.

The NYSC Ondo State Coordinator, Mrs Nnnena Ani said a total of 1,311 Corps Members deployed to the state comprising 320 males and 978 females have adjusted to camp life.

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Oluwakemi Areola’s Vivacity Development Pioneers Youth Empowerment for a Sustainable Future

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Abuja based organization,Vivacity Development, has reaffirmed its commitment to nurturing the potential of young individuals for a sustainable future.

Vivacity Development is strategically directing its efforts towards capacity development initiatives meticulously designed to equip young individuals with the essential skills necessary to flourish within the green economy. Simultaneously, the organization is harnessing the power of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for Research and Development (R&D), with the overarching goal of driving innovation and sustainability.

Founder and CEO of Vivacity Development, Oluwakemi Areola, underscores the paramount role of youth in shaping a sustainable future. By prioritizing capacity development, the organization aims to arm young people with the expertise required to excel in the dynamic landscape of the green economy.

The organization has delineated four key initiatives aimed at facilitating the achievement of these objectives:

Green Economy Training Programs: Vivacity Development is spearheading specialized training programs focusing on the green economy. These initiatives encompass crucial areas such as renewable energy, sustainable agriculture, and environmental conservation, thereby empowering young individuals to make meaningful contributions to a greener world.

ICT Integration for R&D: Recognizing the transformative potential of technology, Vivacity Development is fully embracing ICT for Research and Development endeavors. By integrating cutting-edge technologies, the organization aims to catalyze innovation in sustainable practices, environmental conservation, and eco-friendly solutions.

Collaborations with Industry Leaders: Vivacity Development is actively fostering strategic partnerships with industry leaders in both the green economy and ICT sectors. These collaborations will provide young participants with invaluable real-world insights, mentorship, and opportunities to engage in impactful projects.

Youth-Led Initiatives: The organization is championing youth-led initiatives by offering a platform for young innovators to showcase their ideas. Vivacity Development firmly believes in the potential of the younger generation to drive positive change and, through mentorship and support, aims to amplify their impact.

Areola expresses profound enthusiasm about the initiative, emphasizing Vivacity Development’s unwavering belief in the power of youth to shape a sustainable future. She reaffirms the organization’s commitment to investing in capacity development and leveraging ICT for research and development, thereby nurturing a generation of environmentally conscious and innovative leaders.

The company’s dedication to the green economy is seamlessly aligned with its steadfast commitment to utilizing technology for research and development.

On February 22, 2024, Vivacity Development will hold its first event of the year at the University of Abuja, with the primary objective of inspiring transformative actions that promote sustainable development, enhance workforce readiness for the digital age, and accelerate the transition to a green economy.

By fostering interdisciplinary collaboration, promoting best practices, and facilitating capacity building, Vivacity Development is poised to create tangible impacts that contribute to a more sustainable and prosperous future.

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