1,107 NYSC Members Complete Service in Sokoto


By Onuminya Innocent

The National Youth Service Corp in Sokoto State has said a corp member died in the state in the service year under review.

The state coordinator Mr Philip Enabuere disclosed this on Thursday at the passing out ceremony of 2019 Batch C Stream One.

The Coordinator further explained that a total of 1,107 corps members concluded their service in the state.

According to Enabuere, four corps members have their service year extended for truancy and indiscipline while one corps member is to repeat the service year for abcondment

He furher said that two corps members won state award while two others won chairman award for their outstanding performance in community development service.

Enabuere showered praises on the outgoing corps members for their resilience and determination despite challenges and difficulties posed by COVID-19 pandemic saying that the ceremony was low key due to Coronavirus pandemic.

“You know during the nationwide strike embarked upon by Association of Residence Doctors, the corps doctors in the state filled the vacuum in Teaching Hospital and other hospitals in the state,” he said

He enjoined the outgoing corps members to be good ambassadors of the corps stressing that they should not forget the skills they aquired during the service year.

He thanked Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Sultanate council, NYSC state board and other stakeholders for their unflinching support.

” We remain grateful to His Excellency the governor of the state for taking the welfare of corps members posted to the state as a priority,” he added.

He also thanked the security agencies in the state for their contribution to the protection of corps members.