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General News of Tuesday, 9 August 2022


Make necessary provision for Corps members - NYSC DG to Corps employers

NYSC DG, Brigadier General Mohammed Kuka Fadah NYSC DG, Brigadier General Mohammed Kuka Fadah

Corps employers and stakeholders of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have been called upon to accept Corps members posted to them and also make necessary welfare provisions available to them.

The stakeholders which included state and local governments as well as traditional rulers were also asked to encourage the corps members were necessary.

This call was contained in the address delivered by the NYSC Director General, Brigadier General Mohammed Kuka Fadah at the closing ceremony of the 2022 Batch A Stream II orientation course at the NYSC permanent orientation camp, Ede on Tuesday.

Represented by the Osun State NYSC Coordinator, Abdulwahab Olayinka, General Fadah also thanked the Federal Government for its continued support for the scheme.

In his words, "Our appreciation goes to the state governments, local government councils, security agencies, the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19, the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, the National Agency for the Control of AIDS, traditional rulers, corps employers and other stakeholders whose support have contributed to our successes over the years."

Fadah, who charged the corps members to sustain the spirit of patriotism hard work and resilience also urged them to be God ambassadors of their families and institutions.

While advising them to be wary of acts that portray negative image of the scheme, he reminded them to use the social media for self improvement as well as promotion of the unity, peace and prosperity of Nigeria.

On her part, the Osun NYSC State Coordinator, Abdulwahab Olayinka advised the corps members not to it themselves in harm's way but to always be security conscious and report to the nearest security agency in case of emergency.


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