Christy Uba, Director of Information and Communications Technology, Nigeria Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has assumed the leadership of the establishment in an acting capacity, following the removal of the former DG, Mohammed Fadah, from his position as the Director General of the NYSC.

Christy Uba

This development was announced on Tuesday, 22nd November 2022, in a statement by Eddy Megwa, NYSC director of press and public relations.

Brig. Gen. Mohammed Fadah

In the statement, Megwa said Uba will act in the capacity of an “overseer”, pending the appointment of a new director-general for the corps.

“Following the removal of Brigadier General Muhammad Kaku Fadah as Director General, National Youth Service Corps, by President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR, Mrs Christy Uba, Director, Information and Communications Technology, the most senior director in the scheme has taken over the leadership of the corps in the capacity of overseer, pending the appointment of a substantive Director General by Mr President.”

Fadah was removed By President Muhammadu Buhari, over alleged incompetence, and asked to hand over to the most senior official in the corps.

Fadah’s removal came less than seven months after he assumed office. He took over in May 2022 and became the 19th person to hold the position of NYSC DG.

Story: Hauwa Mohammed


November 23, 2022