The National Co-ordinating Committee (NCC) of NYSC Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations,Civil Service Technical& Recreational Service Employees,AUPCTRE,
has cautioned Sahara Reporters against misleading the public with its report that NYSC Trust Fund bill has been passed into law.
Debunking the report of the online Newspaper, NCC leadership in a statement jointly signed on Sunday by its chairperson, Cde Jiya Muhammed and secretary,Cde Akin Asifat-Gofment said the report was antithetical to lofty intention behind NYSC Trust Fund idea.
NCC, however, charged the Newspaper to focus its media service on issues that could better life of the downtrodden.
The statement reads in full “Our attention has been drawn to the report made by the Sahara Reporter,an online newspaper against the passage of a bill into law for NYSC Trust Fund.
“We,as stakeholder in the scheme is bold to say that this posture is antithetical to lofty intention behind this idea.
“We want to unequivocally state that,this bill was burn out of the reality of our nationi economic &need to eradicate youth unrest which occasionally orchestrates from mass unemployment.
“We want to say it that,that this bill when pass into law is capable to benefit Nigerian Youth through proper engagement in skill acquisition and make them employer of labour with accessible capital to set their individual business.
“Conclusively,we’re charging the online media organization to focus on issues that could better life of the downtrodden rather than smear campaign against genuine proposal of the scheme.”