The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC has indicated interest to collaborate with an indigenous satellite television outfit, TStv, for the smooth take-off of its Internet Protocol Television.
According to a statement by the Deputy Director, Press and Public Relations of NYSC, Mr.Emeka Mgbemena, the Director-General of NYSC, Major General Shuaibu Ibrahim disclosed this today when he paid a courtesy visit to the TStv Headquarters at Idu Industrial Layout, Abuja.
The statement noted that Ibrahim, who was led on a guided tour of all the units of the media outfit by the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Dr Bright Echefu commended his initiative of establishing a purely indigenous media outfit.
He disclosed the need to give a wider publicity to NYSC programmes, adding that Corps Members as talented youths in different areas of endeavour, contributing immensely to national development would drive the television station.
The statement also revealed that the NYSC DG sought for a robust collaboration with the TStv towards ensuring that the objectives of establishing the NYSC Internet Protocol TV are achieved.
“I want to plead with you as an Ex-Corps Member to kindly support us and we want to assure you that we will continue to partner with you to the benefit of both organisations”, he said.
The MD/CEO of TStv, Dr Bright Echefu, in his remarks expressed appreciation to the NYSC for the visit.
He added that the collaboration which prayed would be sustained and deepened would yield the desired results in no distant time.
NYSC to partner with indigenous television satellite