Uba takes over as NYSC acting DG The National Youth Service Corps has announced the elevation of its Director, Information and Communications Technology, Christy Uba, as its acting Director-General.
She may be making history as the first woman to be appointed head of the NYSC since its establishment about 50 years ago.
A statement issued on Tuesday by the NYSC Director of Press and Public Relations, Eddy Megwa, said the appointment followed the sacking of Brigadier General Muhammad Kaku Fadah as DG by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.)
The statement was titled, ‘Mrs Uba to oversee NYSC pending the appointment of substantive Director General.’
“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”, Megwa said.