From Ahmed Idris, Birnin Kebbi
National Youth Service Corps(NYSC) has charged 2,261 batch A 2018 Corps members deployed to Kebbi State to utilize various opportunities and trainings they would be exposed to during their service to tackle the nation’s security and unemployment challenges.
Kebbi State Coordinator of the scheme, Alhaji Lawal Turawa who stated this on Monday during the swearing of the batch at NYSC permanent camp, disclosed that 1,156 male and 1,105 female Corps members have duly registered as at 12 midnight of Friday,21st April, 2018.
Charging them to face daunting challenges in the country, Turawa said “my dear Corps members, as you all know, the country is facing some daunting challenges especially in the areas of unemployment and security which have direct negative consequences on our nation.
“To this end, NYSC management has taken robust measures in making available, Skill Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development programme which aims at training you to become self-reliant and employers of labour rather than job seekers.”
He charged them to fulfill their hopes and aspirations as they have started one year mandatory service saying “ the nation puts high premium on the moral and physical development of her youths for a better tomorrow “.
Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State who was represented by Head of Service, Alhaji Abubakar Udu Idris in his remarks, noted that the orientation course they would be exposed to is aimed at inculcating discipline, hard work, integrity and patriotism in them”.