The Appearing Director Basic of the Nationwide Youth Service, Christy Uba, has visited the household of the late Oluwole Adetira, who composed the programme’s nationwide anthem.
The PUNCH experiences that Adetiran composed the NYSC anthem whereas serving as a corps member at The Polytechnic Ibadan, Oyo State in 1984.
The Director of Press and Public Relations, NYSC, Eddy Megwa, in an announcement obtained by our correspondent on Friday, famous that in a go to to the Adetiran household in Lagos on Friday, the Appearing Director Basic famous that the composer’s legacy had outlived him.
Megwa mentioned: “She added that the NYSC anthem is a name to awaken nationwide consciousness, selfless service, nationwide unity and integration amongst corps members.
“Uba prayed for the dying of the late Dr. Oluwole Adetira, including that NYSC will at all times affiliate with household.”
He added that whereas welcoming Uba and her entourage, Adetiran’s widow, Mrs. Olufemi Adetiran, thanked the Appearing Director Basic, including that the go to rekindled the household’s hope that they’re extremely valued by the NYSC.
Megwa additionally famous that Reverend Mobiyina Oshoffa, who was visiting on behalf of Celestial Church Worldwide, mentioned Adetiran’s legacy in NYSC and Celestial Church as a complete will proceed to carry good recollections for generations but unborn.