From Yakubu Mustapha, Minna.
The Niger state Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has assured the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) management of adequate security and welfare for members in their places of primary assignment.
Bello gave the assurance during the passing out ceremony of the 2019 Batch ‘B’ stream 1 corps members at the NYSC orientation camp in Paiko Local Government Area of the state.
Represented by Alhaji Ahmed Matane, Secretary to the State Government, advised corps members to accept their posting and directed Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) not to reject corps members sent to their organisations.
He urged the corps members to emulate the path of their predecessor who have been playing active roles in various areas of community service and rural development.
The governor said that government would continue to put in place necessary logistics for effective and efficient utilisation of corps members.
Earlier, Mrs Funmilayo Ajayi, NYSC Coordinator in Niger, said 2019 corps members successfully completed their orientation courses and participated actively in the camp activities.
She advised the corps members to accept their posting in good faith and contribute their quota to the development of the state and the country.
Ajayi commended the state government for the ongoing construction of a 2500 capacity multi-purpose hall in the orientation camp.
Also, Alhaji Ahmed Matane, Secretary to the State Government and Chairman of NYSC Governing Board, urged the corps members to use the new skills they learned in the camp to further develop themselves.
He advised them to avoid unnecessary and unauthorized travels and live an exemplary lives like their predecessors.