NYSC Urges Corps Members to Be Good Ambassadors

Oghenevwede Ohwovoriole in Abuja

The Director General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig. Gen Yusha’u Ahmed, has urged corps members to be good ambassadors of their country, families and institutions.

He gave the advice yesterday, at the Benue State NYSC orientation camp.
According to a statement by the scheme which was signed by the Director, Press and Public Relations (DPPR), Mr. Eddy Megwa, the Director General gave the admonition in Wannune, Tarka Local Government Area of the state.

According to the statement, “he admonished them to uphold the ideals of the Scheme as laid by its founding fathers by being patriotic, selfless and loyal to constituted authorities.”

Ahmed also advised the corps members to relate very well with their host communities and leave indelible footprints of good memories.
“Be ready to participate in SAED post-camp training and equip yourselves with skills that will make you financially independent.
“We have partnered many stakeholders that will give you loans that will enable you finance your business ideas.

“Protect your integrity, be diligent, adhere to NYSC dress code and be security conscious at all times,” the DG said.
The NYSC Benue State Orientation Coordinator, Mr. Abe Dankaro Ashumate, in his report said the corps members have been highly enthusiastic and well-disciplined since they arrived camp.

He noted that as at the time of Director General’s visit, 1,499 Corps members made up of 762 males and 737 females were in camp.

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