The National Youth Service Corps has announced the appointment of Eddy Megwa as its new Director of Press and Public Relations.
Before his new appointment, Megwa was the NYSC coordinator in Lagos State.
He is expected to resume on Monday (today).
According to a statement issued on Sunday by the NYSC Deputy Director (Press and Public Relations), Emeka Mgbemena, the new spokesman, a 1989 graduate of the University of Ilorin joined the organisation in 1990 as Information Officer, after his mandatory one year service.
The statement described Megwa as a highly experienced and detribalised Nigerian who is widely travelled and has attended several courses within and outside Nigeria.
The statement added, “He had worked in the Secretariats of the NYSC in Rivers, Anambra, Yobe, Borno and Benue States as Head, Public Relations.
“In 2004, he was appointed Protocol Officer to the NYSC Director-General, a position he held until 2010 when he was redeployed to the Press and Public Relations Unit, NYSC National Directorate Headquarters, Abuja.”
In 2019, he was appointed State Coordinator, NYSC Cross River State and in 2020 redeployed to NYSC Secretariat, Lagos State as the Chief Executive.
“He got promoted to the rank of substantive Director in January, 2022.
“Megwa who will assume duty on Monday, April 11, 2022 is coming with a very rich administrative and Public Relations background.”