A new State Coordinator has been appointed by the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), to head its Ondo state office. She is Mrs. Victoria Nnenna Ani.
A seasoned and cerebral media ad public relations professional, she began her educational pursuit at the Community Primary School, Idedu Amokwe, between 1970 and 1975.
Upon completing her primary school studies, Mrs. Ani proceeded to Queen of the Holy Rosary Secondary Faculty, Nsukka, in 1976 the place she obtained her West Africa School Certificates (WASC) in 1981, and thereafter enrolled at the Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Enugu where she secured an ordinary National Diploma (OND) in Mass Communication.
The quest for more knowledge saw the dark-skinned Coordinator at the then Anambra State University of Sciences and Technology (now ESUT) for a bachelor diploma programme in the same course, graduating in 1991.
She additionally obtained an MSc in Worldwide Relations from the prestigious University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) in 2009.
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After her first degree, the soft-spoken administrator obeyed the clarion call and was mobilised and subsequently deployed to Lagos State during the 1992/ninety-three service year for the mandatory one year service to the fatherland.
Her place of primary assignment was the Corporate Headquarters of the Nigerian Breweries Plc, Iganmu, Lagos, where she distinguished herself as ‘child picture maker’, however, who at this time, has become a successful guru within the Public Relations field.
Her foray into the public service started in 1993 when she was employed by the NYSC as Public Relations Officer II and worked at the Directorate Headquarters until 1995, after which she was transferred to NYSC FCT Secretariat, the place she expanded on her knowledge of the rudiments of the Public Relations practice on the sphere until 2004.
Her ‘second missionary journey’ to the Directorate Headquarters occurred in 2004 where she stayed until 2017 and sharpen her picture-making skills.
After acquiring broad knowledge under different seasoned administrators, the management asked her to proceed to NYSC Secretariat in Enugu as Head, Press and Public Relations in 2018 to showcase to the world the stuff she is made of.
A devout and practising Catholic, who’s broadly travelled and has visited countries similar to Israel, Rome, Italy, Canada, United Kingdom and the United States of America, she is an avid lover of good music and enjoys travelling and reading among many hobbies.
The new Coordinator for Ondo State is married to a retired Director of NYSC, Oz. Anthony Chinwuba Ani, generally regarded and accepted because the architect of modern NYSC due to the improvements he brought to the Scheme when he was in active service.
The union is blessed with four lovely biological and many foster children.
The twentieth Chief Executive Officer of the Scheme in Ondo State and the seventh female to be so appointed, her philosophy of life is ‘live and let stay, and everyone seems to be important and deserves respect’.
The new Coordinator holds the traditional title of ‘Lolo’, being married to an unassuming group leader and grassroots mobiliser who holds the prestigious title of Oz. in Igbo land.