From Osakhare Erese Asaba
Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has harped on the need for Skills Acquisition for National Youth Service Corp members in the state adding that Edo/Delta remain safe and hospitable.
The Governor who made this known yesterday in Issele-Uku at the closing ceremony the 2017 Batch “B” stream II, disclosed that the state government would continue to reward excellent service among corps members as well as encourage any action or service capable of improving the total of the people.
Represented by the State Commissioner for Higher Education, Mr. Jude Sinebe explained that Skill Acquisition for corps members had remained one of the key components of the smart, Agenda in his administration, and urged the corps members to make good use of the various Skills Acquisition, Centres spread across the state during their one year service. Expectedly, the closing ceremony of the corps members was combined of Delta/Edo with over 5, 000 corps members.
But Governor Okowa added that his administration would do everything possible for the corps members, particularly those posted to the state to provide enabling environment to establish their businesses in the state after their service year.
He called on all government agencies, and other employers of corps members not to reject members, but provide for them an enabling environment to perform optimally, and enjoined them to be security conscious.
In his remarks, the state coordinator of the NYSC, Mr. Benjamin Omotade said the posting of the corps members was in line with the extent policy of the NYSC to four critical areas of education, health, agriculture and Infrastructure,