Gov Geidam salutes NYSC members for accepting to serve in Yobe

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The executive Governor of Yobe State, Governor Ibrahim Geidam has commended National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members deployed to Yobe State for accepting their deployment to the state in good faith in spite of security challenges bedevilling the state.

The Governor who was represented by the chairman NYSC governing board in Yobe state, Zanna Zakariya gave the commendation at the opening ceremony of orientation course of corps members deployed to the state for 2015 batch B service year held at the adult and non formal education Institute, Kangere in Bauchi State.

He said “I am compelled to commend you for accepting your deployment in the State in good faith at this time that undesirable elements are working hard to sabotage the efforts of government and security agents”

He reiterated his commitment to maintain the good working relationship with the NYSC adding that his Administration will come up with a blue print on how to review the welfare packages of corps members’ serving in the state.

Geidam also commended the initiative of the DG of NYSC Brig- General Jonhson Olawumi for reinforcing skills acquisition and entrepreneurial development training programme at the orientation camp.

According to him, the Programme will empower them to become self reliant and employers of labour after the service year.

He thereby enjoined them to key into the skills training as they may not have such an opportunity free of charge after the orientation course.

In his remarks, the state coordinator of NYSC, Abubakar Mohammed said they have registered a total of 2122 Corps members and called on members of the camp community to be security conscious at all times and in all places.

He commended governor Geidam for his uncompromising stand on security and welfare of corps members in the state.

He urged the corps members to forge lasting relationships with other members that will strengthen the unity of the country as their predecessors have done.

 

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