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NYSC DG tasks corps members on national unity

The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim has charged the the newly sworn-in Corp Batch A Stream 1 members to ensure healthy interactions and exchange Ideas that would broaden their understanding of the country.

General Shuaibu Ibrahim stated this during the Swearing-in Ceremony of Batch A stream corps members of Kano and Zamfara states held at the permanent orientation camp kusalla, Karaye Kano.

The Director-General who was represented by the State Coordinator of the scheme in kano Hajiya Aisha Tata Mohammad the graduates were deliberately assembled from diverse ethnic, religious, and socio-economic backgrounds to promote the National Unit.

According to him, Federal Government was living no stone unturned in addressing the challenges of unemployment by providing Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development program.

The program was meant to prepare Corps members for self Employment and wealth creation through vocational and entrepreneurial training as well as linkage with financial institutions and other funding sources for business start-up financing”

He added that measures have been implored in collaboration with the presidential steering committee on Covid 19 and the Nigeria Center for the Disease Control to ensure that could 19 Protocols were strictly Adhered to.

In a remark, the NYSC Coordinator in Kano Hajiya Aisha Tata Mohammad represented by the Camp Director Aminu Suleiman Badaru said as at the time of the closure of registration over 1500 corps members were registered.

He said the orientation training was primarily designed to prepare and equip corps members physically and mentally for their unique roles during the service year urging the copers to adhered to the whole package of covid 19 safety protocols, every member of the Camp has tested negative to Corona Virus.

The ceremony was attended by heads of security agencies and other stakeholders.

Reporting by Abdullahi Jalaluddeen, Editing by Omotola Oguneye