Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Abubakar Bagudu says the National Youth Service Corps remains one of the most important inventions by the Nigerian government.

He said the NYSC has also become an indispensable tool of national development, unity, peace and socioeconomic prosperity.

He disclosed this when he paid an unscheduled visit to the Permanent NYSC Orientation camp, Dakingari, Suru Local Government of the State while promising he would also complete a male hostel before he leaves office on May 29, 2023.

Bagudu, who addressed the 2023 Batch A Stream II corps, currently undergoing orientation, congratulated them for the successful completion of various courses, and induction into the scheme.

He charged them to remain resolute and believe in the oneness of Nigeria as a great nation in the world.

He also enjoined them to overcome fear and face challenges as they reflect to define Nigeria, rather than to wait for somebody to define their country for them.

He urged the corps members to take the mandatory service year seriously and be solution providers in their host communities.

In her address, the Kebbi State NYSC Coordinator, Okolo Agatha Banki, told the governor 1,350 corps members were registered and have, since, acclimatised with the environment, exhibiting a high level of discipline.

Okola said 1,350 the corp members have been deployed to Kebbi State as batch ‘A’ stream ‘B’ and that they have exhibited high level of seriousness in the camp activities as well as adapted quickly to the regimentation of the camp , skill acquisition program which ended on Friday and were ready for post camp component of the training.

She also thanked the governor for the visit, describing the gesture as a privilege.


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