Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme for graduates of National Open University of
The approval came as a result of the
passage of the National Open University of Nigeria Bill sponsored by the
chairman, Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TetFund, Jibrin Barau,
during Thursday’s plenary.
According to Jibrin Barau, the bill is
to address issues relating to opening access for the teeming youth and adult
working population to fulfill their dream of acquiring tertiary education.
bill include to amend the existing legislation with a view to removing the
perception of the public about the university in respect of the word, “correspondence”.
impression that the university is not a full time university and as such seen
as part time.
“correspondence” and “part-time” significantly affect the way the public views
the programmes run by the university.
Law graduates of the school are not admitted into the Nigerian Law School as
well as the reason for the non-inclusion of the graduates of the university
into the NYSC scheme,” he said.
allow graduates of the university to be included in the mandatory National
Youth Service Corps scheme (NYSC).
institution are not enrolled into the Nigerian Law School which is a set back
to the graduates of law,” he said.
amendment would allow for the inclusion of Information Communication Technology
(ICT) as a means of giving out instructions and lectures.
learning. You can learn at every stage of your life,” he added.
would help in uplifting the educational sector of the country especially in
improving the functions and delivery of education by NOUN.
Saraki In his remarks, applause the committee for the success achieved.
go a long way in deepening learning in the institution.