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Nigeria gets its first Youth Welfare Support System; IPMA Nigeria – PMAD conducts its third IPMA Certification Round

By Bosah Ugolo

International Correspondent

Lagos, Nigeria


NIGERIA GETS ITS FIRST YOUTH WELFARE SUPPORT SYSTEM

The Nigerian Students and Youth Corps (NS&YC) Discount Card initiative was launched on the 21st of March, 2016 by the Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives and the Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).

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The Nigerian Students and Youth Corps (NS&YC) Discount Card is a card system that entitles all enrolled Nigerian students and national youth corps to access discounts on the prices of products and services across Nigeria.

The aim of the NS&YC Discount Card is to initiate a Systemic Institutional Support Platform as a Social Safety Net to help alleviate these current challenges and improve the living conditions of Nigerian Students and NYSC members.

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Members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), National Association of Polytechnic Students (NAPS) and the National Association of Colleges of Education Students (NACES) were all in attendance and they earlier endorsed the initiative believing strongly that the initiative will affect their lives in a positive way.

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About the Author

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Bosah Ugolo

Lagos, Nigeria

 

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Bosah Ugolo is an experienced project management professional involved in a few corporate organizations in Nigeria and west and central Africa. He serves as senior management executive and special adviser on projects, operations, systems and strategy. As project director, Bosah has worked on several projects cutting across different sectors including science, technology, engineering and management. Bosah has equally worked as a business developer, analyst, research specialist and management consultant.

Bosah has worked with several government institutions, multilateral research, finance and development organizations. He is co-founder of PMDAN with other reputable individuals and is currently director of communications and chairman, awards board. PMDAN is the national member association of the International Project Management Association (IPMA).

Bosah Ugolo can be contacted at [email protected]