NYSC: What we will do for corps members in Ekiti – Fayemi
Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has assured National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Batch A members posted to the State of maximum security during their service year.
The Governor gave the assurance on Tuesday during the closing ceremony of the 2019 NYSC Batch A orientation course at NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp in Ise/Orun/Emure.
Fayemi who was represented by the Deputy Governor, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, charged the corps members to remain focused and committed to the ethos of the scheme which is to promote peace and unity in the country.
A statement signed by Special Assistant to the Deputy Governor, Odunayo Ogunmola, revealed that Fayemi, during the visit, also commissioned an office complex for the use of the NYSC staff at the camp.
Fayemi cautioned them from engaging in negative vices capable of damaging the image of the NYSC scheme built over the years.
The Governor encouraged them to respect the values and culture of the people of the State.
According to Fayemi, this service year would broaden your perception about life and prepare you to adequately face the challenges of service and post service.
Earlier in her speech, the Ekiti State NYSC Coordinator, Mrs Emmanuella Okpongete, explained that the orientation course featured activities that instilled the spirit of hard work, discipline, leadership qualities and skills in the corps members.
Mrs Okpongete commended the State government for restoring power supply to the camp and for supporting the scheme with one million, five hundred thousand Naira for feeding.
The NYSC chief explained that the foundation of the five-room office building was laid last year to replace the dilapidated building which was pulled down to give room for the new one.
According to Mrs. Okpongete, a total number of 2,003 corps members participated in the 2019 Batch A orientation course.