Make necessary provision for corps members – NYSC DG to stakeholders
Employers and stakeholders of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have been called upon to accept corps members and make necessary welfare provisions available to them.
The stakeholders were also asked to encourage the corps members where 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, Fadah also thanked the Federal Government for its continued support to 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, urged them to be good ambassadors of their families and their institutions.
While advising them to be wary of acts that portrayed 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 put themselves in harm’s way, but to always be security conscious and report to the nearest security agency in case of any emergency.