The Federal Government has approved the appointment of Brig.-Gen. Johnson Olawumi as the new Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).
A statement in Abuja by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Senator Anyim Pius Anyim said Gen. Olawumi’s appointment took effect from December 23.
Olawumi, who hails from Iyin Ekiti, Ekiti State, attended the Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna, and was commissioned into the Nigerian Army on September 23, 1989.
He has a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Mathematics from the Nigerian Defence Academy and a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Florin.
Gen. Olawumi, a Master’s degree holder in Defence Studies from the Kings College, London, takes over from Brig-Gen. N.T Okore-Affia.