Another Group Petitions Nass Over NYSC N4000 Online Registration Fee By Corperseducation, Latest News, News Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
Ayodele Afolabi, Abuja.
The last may not have been heard on the N4000 online registration levy on prospective Corp member as a group under the aegis of Say No Campaign Organisation has petitioned the National Assembly.
The group in a petition made available to House of Representatives urged the lawmakers to stop the online registration for the call up letters for the prospective corps members.
The coordinator of the group, Nzenwa Nwagwu explain why the petition was written by his group saying that it was unfair to ask jobless graduates who are fresh from school to pay such money.
He added that it was unethical for corp member being mobilised to serve his father land to pay such money.
Nwagwu who stated it when he appeared before the house committee on public petitions in Abuja.
Nwagwu added that the 4000.00 fixed by the NYSC for prospective corps members to pay b4 accessing call up letters was unacceptable. He expressed concern why an agency of government that is funded by poor Nigerians.
The coordinator also faulted the selection of the company sigma technology ltd to run the scheme. Nzenwa nwagwu called for the probe of the process.
It could be recalled that group of youth under the aegis of Advocates for Collective Transformation (ACT) had criticised the alleged endorsement of 4000 online registration fee for NYSC by the House of Representative describing the action as a misrepresentation and betrayal of Nigerian youths.
ACT in a statement signed by its President, Tayo Fashogbon and National Secretary Isaac Ifetoluwa Ajayi described the endorsement by House Committee on Youth Development Chairman, Hon Kamil Akinlabi despite public outcry against the fee as ‘evil endorsement of oppression’ of young people in the country.
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