President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Brigadier-General Sule Zakari Kazaure as the new Director General of the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC).
In a posting and appointment letter dated April 11, 2016, obtained by newsmen, former NYSC DG, Brigadier-General Olawunmi, has been appointed as acting commandant of the Nigerian Army School of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering.
Olawunmi confirmed his new appointment in a text message to NYSC members on Wednesday, adding that their April 2016 allowance was also ready.
The message said: “My dear Corps Members of 2015 Batch A, I can confirm that your April 2016 allowance will hit your accounts latest tomorrow afternoon Thursday 14 April 2016 as you are passing out.”
President Buhari has appointed Brigadier-General S.Z. Kazaure as the new Director General of the National Youth
“Note also that those of Stream 2, Batch A 2015 will also receive in addition, their outstanding one month allowance. Congratulations for a successful Service year.”
“I wish you all the best in your future endeavors even as I also depart the Scheme for other military assignment. I love you all.”
Profile of new NYSC DG, S. Z. Kazaure
NAME : KAZAURE SULE ZAKARI
B.Sc Chemistry, M.Sc Analytical Chemistry,.Ph.D (Pure and Applied Chemistry)
DOB: 5 February, 1964
Place of Birth: Kazaure, Jigawa State
Rank: Brigadier General
Commissioned into NA on: 4 Oct 89
a. Pure and Applied Chemistry
b. Analytical Chemistry
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES/ASSOCIATIONS
a. Member, Chemical Society of Nigeria (MCSN)
Awards: FSS, MSS