Olusegun Samuel in Yenagoa
Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has called on the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members deployed in the state to partner the state government to ensure holistic development of their host communities.
He also cautioned the corps members deployed for the 2023 Batch C, Stream II mandatory service year in the state against frivolous relocation.
Diri, who made this known during the swearing-in ceremony at the NYSC permanent orientation camp in Boro Town, assured the corps members that the welfare packages provided for them by the state are unprecedented and peculiar.
Represented by his Executive Assistant on NYSC Matters, Mr. Wisdom Poyeri, the governor charged the newly sworn-in corps members to render quality service to the state and the country at large, and expressed the hope that the development would reach every nook and cranny of the state.
Diri also urged the corps members to participate actively in all camp activities to boost their citizenship and leadership skills, assuring them that his administration will continue to support the scheme to achieve its set aims.
He assured them of adequate security and welfare as well as a conducive environment to serve the country.
In her opening remarks, the state NYSC Coordinator, Mrs. Okpalifo Obiageli Charity, disclosed that the corps members deployed in the state are being registered and gradually adjusting to the demands of the orientation exercise.