Minister of communication admitted that he didn’t do his NYSC

Minister Adebayo shittu who is the minister of communication graduated from the University of ife and  he didn’t participate in the 12 month National youth Service corps ( NYSC) program.

The minister is in a race of becoming a governor in oyo state. The NYSC has gone tthrough series of check and they found out that after shittu graduated from University of Ife at the age of 25  he is yet to serve his country.


Shittu  was  contacted based on the issue and he admitted that he did not serve his country. He  said he  was thinking his first political post after  his graduation could suffice as national service, a claim lawyers and NYSC insiders consider as ludicrous and untenable.

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Minister shittu said the Constitution provides to becoming a member in the state assembly didn’t contain NYSC and he feels being a member of the state assembly is already a service to Nigeria.

To skip NYSC is a very big offence and it is punishable with 12 months imprisonment.

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