by Kolapo Olapoju
The management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has launched an app for youth corps members.
According to Director General of the scheme, Brigadier General Johnson Olawumi who spoke at the launch in Abuja on 6 August. “The application will enable them to communicate and also access online content of the scheme.”
Olawumi said the introduction of the mobile application (app) was a tool for information dissemination that will fast track easy link between the scheme and the public. He added that the mobile app will enable corps members communicate amongst themselves and officers of the scheme using their mobile phones.
The app will be made available in the online stores of Google and Blackberry for corps members to download into their phones and tablets during the 2014 batch B orientation course.
Some of the information includes the service guide, Bye laws, Security tips, health tips, distress issues, chatting platform, language lessons, and service news amongst others.