Adebayo Shittu, Nigeria’s Minister of Communications is filing a case against the ruling APC for disqualifying him as a governorship aspirant in Oyo state over non possession of the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) certificate.
The National Working Committee of APC found Shittu unfit to contest for the Oyo state governorship primary after it was reported that the Minister did not participate in the mandatory one year NYSC scheme.
He graduated at the age of 25 and failed to observe the mandatory one year service.
65-year-old Shittu, had in his defence, said upon his graduation, he contested for a seat in the state House of Assembly and won. According to him, serving in the state House of Assembly should suffice for his NYSC certificate.