State Government of Osun has said reason for the dissolution of ‘O-YES’ and the introduction of Imole Youth Corps was to restructure the agency for optimal performance.
This is contained in a statement made available to newsmen by Governor’s Spokesperson, Mallam Olawale Rasheed.
Recall that Osun State Government on Thursday dissolved the Osun Youth Empowerment Scheme (O-YES) and announced Imole Youth Corps as the new agency.
In the circular, Secretary to the State Government, Hon Teslim Igbalaye said “In fulfilling one of the electoral promises of His Excellency, the Governor of Osun State, Senator Ademola Jackson Nurudeen Adeleke in ensuring meaningful and proper youth Engagement in the state, a new Scheme code named Imole Youth Corps is hereby put in place to engage our teeming youths in the state.
“The decision was taken to reposition the Youth empowerment programme inherited from the previous government for effective functionality, sustainability and dignity of labour.”
“Application forms will be available for prospective youths in all the 30 LGs including Ife East Area Office of the State FREE of charge beginning from Friday, 17th February, 2023.”, the statement noted.