The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps Brigadier General Shu’aibu Ibrahim has again received another accolade to his already long list of honours as he was presented the Sun Awards 2020 for Public Service by the Publishers of ‘The Sun Newspapers’ at a grand ceremony in Lagos on Saturday.
In a short video aired before the Award presentation, Management of the SUN Newspapers said the DG NYSC was considered for the award because of the unprecedented changes he has brought to the National Youth Service Corps as the 18th Chief Executive of the organisation.
His collaboration with Agencies, Organisation and Financial institutions that seek to empower members of the corps were also presented as attributes that make Brig Gen Shuaibu and exceptional leader deserving of the award.
Minister of Youth and Sports Mr. Sunday Dare who represented the Secretary to the Government of the Federation; Boss Mustapha praised the Management of Sun Newspapers for sustaining the award ceremony for eighteen years and the very rigorous selection process that ensured only deserving individuals are selected for the prestigious award .
Twenty individuals were given awards for Public Service, Philanthropy, Business and Technology at the well-attended ceremony. Also in attendance were the governors of Edo, Kano and Ondo while Kogi, Yobe and Borno Governors were represented by their Deputies.
Brigadier General Shuaibu was accompanied by his wife and some Directors to accept the Award at the 18th Sun Awards 2020. Another winner in the same category was the Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency retired Brigadier General Buba Marwa.