Graduates of “Cotonou Universities”, others banned from participating in NYSC
The National Youths Service Corps, NYSC, has delisted graduates of eight foreign universities in the Benin Republic, Niger and Cameroon from participating in the 2021 Batch A orientation course.
The universities, most of which award degrees a few months after matriculation,
are called the
“Graduates of Universities”.
In a circular containing the ban, dated March 5, 2021,
which was addressed
to State/FCT Coordinators
and sighted by DAILY NIGERIAN,
the reason for their delisting
was not officially
It however instructed that all D&R and foreign-trained verification officers in states to take note.
because The affected institutions are Al-Nahda International University (Niger Republic); Ecole Superieur Sainte Felicite
(Benin Republic); Ecole Superieur D Administration et DEconomics (Benin Republic); Ecole Superieur DEnseignement Professionelle Le Berger
ESEP Le Berger (Benin Republic) and; Ecole Superieur St. Louis DAfrique (Benin Republic).Others are Institute Superieur de Comm.
Dord Et De Management – ISFOP (Benin Republic) and the International University, Bamenda (Cameroon).
Recently, the Director-General of the NYSC, Shuaibu Ibrahim, accused universities in the Benin Republic of presenting unqualified persons
for its one-year mandatory national service.
Mr Ibrahim, a brigadier-general, stated that NYSC had begun investigations
into the activities of the universities involved in the fraudulent practice.
The National Youth Service Corps is a program
set up by the Nigerian government to foster unity,
involve Nigerian graduates in nation-building and the development of the country.
Graduates of “Cotonou Universities”