- The DG of NYSC, Suleiman Kazaure, has warned corps members against night parties and travelling without permission from the appropriate quarters
- He issued the warning while addressing corps members at the NYSC orientation camp in Keffi, Nasarawa state
- Kasaure also urged them to make good use of their stay in camp to prepare themselves for the future
As part of the NYSC efforts to ensure security of all corps members across the nation, Brigadier-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, the director general of National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), has urged corps members to shun night parties and unnecessary travelling without informing the appropriate authority.
The Punch reports that Kazaure gave this warning on Thursday, September 6, in Keffi local government area of Nasarawa state while addressing corps members belonging to 2018 Batch B Stream 11.
NAIJ.com gathers that 1,864 corps members were duly registered from Nasarawa, Benue and Plateau states.
Kazaure in his remarks said the scheme demands commitment and patriotism of the corps members. He also added that they should take a better advantage of skills learnt in camp to develop themselves into self-reliant individuals.
He said: "The scheme demands commitment and we will continue to initiate good policies and programmes that will improve the lives of staff and the corps members. I advise corps members to always avoid night party, unnecessary journey and indecent dressing. Ensure you conduct yourself very well and be security conscious for your safety and in the interest of development of our nation."
"NYSC is all about unity and national integration. I have seen the cultural display by you and it means we are doing well.You must be patriotic and dedicated to service to realise the aims and objectives of the scheme. We have a lot of programmes and you are all aware that it is no longer news that white collar jobs are difficult to get"
"Take opportunities of the programmes provided by the scheme to empower yourselves with necessary skills in order to become self reliant and to contribute your quota to national development."
In her remark, Zainab Isah, the state NYSC coordinator, thanked the director-general of the scheme for his support.
She said: "I thank you most sincerely for the complete renovation of the camp’s multipurpose hall for the comfort of staff and corps members as well. I also wish to humbly report to the director general that this batch of corps members has been exceptionally good."
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously reported that no fewer than 19 corp members were injured on Monday in a lone accident involving a Nissan civilian bus at Danco area of Sagamu, along Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
It was reported that the injured corp members were travelling to their places of primary assignment in Ota after the three week orientation exercise.
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