The House of Representatives says it plans to amend the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC Act to provide for willing corps members to be employed as teachers after completion of service.
Gbajabiamila revealed that development at the ongoing ‘Special plenary for out of school children in Nigeria’.
In his remark, he said, “
“I will seek legislation to amend the National Youth Service act to allow the Corps to establish a “Teaching for Nigeria ” pathway which will allow for the identification, recruitment and deployment of willing, capable and promising young Nigerians to serve as teachers in underserved areas during their service year and for a number of years after.
“This will also be in exchange for a Federal Government commitment to fund their post-graduate education in addition to whatever allowances they might receive during their deployment”