Members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have been implored to be “abreast and well informed about topical national issues, so as to equip themselves for the task of the service year”.
The Director General of NYSC, Brig. General Muhammad Kaku Fadah, stated this on Tuesday, during a nationwide address he delivered to corps members to mark the official opening/swearing in ceremony of 2022 Batch B Stream 2 corps members presently on camp.
General Fadah, who was represented at the occasion in Rivers State by the State Coordinator, Mr. George Mfongang, admonished the corps members to “take seriously, the lessons in the Skill Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development, (SAED) training programme, leadership coaching, paramilitary drills and other physical training, so as to develop and realize their potential, as well as attain individual feats.”
Speaking further, the NYSC boss enjoined the corps members to see the “Oath of Allegiance which they swore to during the swearing in ceremony as action that will guide them for a lifetime and have positive influence on everything they do.”
Concluding, General Fadah charged the corps members to use the NYSC platform which they have been mobilized into to “promote national unity and integration in all they do and at all times.”
The administration of Oath of Allegiance was performed by the Chief Judge of Rivers State, Justice Chibuzor Amadi represented by Justice Sobore Biambo.
Side attractions at the ceremony were traditional wrestling match between the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike and the DG NYSC, Brig.-General Fadah teams, centipede walk and martial arts display.
Daily Sun gathered that a total of 1,273 corps members were sworn in at the occasion, which was held at the NYSC permanent orientation camp in Nonwa-Gbam Tai, in Tai Local Government Area of the state.