NYSC appoints new Coordinator in Ondo
National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has appointed a seasoned Public Relations practitioner as the new Coordinator in Ondo State.
She is Mrs. Victoria Nnenna Ani who hails from Enugu State and had her primary and secondary education between 1970 and 1981 before she enrolled at the Institute of Management Technology, IMT Enugu where she obtained an Ordinary National Diploma in Mass Communication.
The quest for more knowledge took her to the then Anambra State University of Sciences and Technology (now ESUT) for a degree programme in the same course. She also obtained an MSc in International Relations from the prestigious University of Nigeria, Nsukka 2009.
After her first degree, she was deployed to Lagos State during 1992/93 service year for the mandatory one-year service.
Her place of primary assignment was the Corporate Headquarters of the Nigerian Breweries Plc, Iganmu, Lagos where she distinguished herself as ‘baby image maker’ but who today has become a successful guru in the Public Relations field.
Her foray into the Public Service started in 1993 when she was employed by the National Youth Service Corps as Public Relations Officer II and worked at the Directorate Headquarters until 1995 after which she was transferred to NYSC FCT Secretariat where she learnt the rudiments of the Public Relations practice on the field until 2004.
Her ‘second missionary journey’ to the Directorate Headquarters occurred in 2004 where she stayed till 2017 and sharpen her image-making skills.
After acquiring broad knowledge under different seasoned administrators, she was deployed to NYSC Secretariat in Enugu as Head, Press and Public Relations in 2018.
The new Coordinator for Ondo State is married to a retired Director of NYSC, Ozo Anthony Chinwuba Ani who is generally regarded and accepted as an architect of modern NYSC because of the innovations he brought to the Scheme when he was in active service.
She is the twentieth Chief Executive Officer of the Scheme in Ondo State and the seventh female to be so appointed. Her philosophy of life is to live and let live and everyone is important and deserves respect.