From Tony John, Port Harcourt
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has advised corps members to be security conscious at all times and avoid acts that can endanger their lives.
Director-General of NYSC Brig Gen Muhammad Kaku Fadah gave the advice today, in a nationwide address to mark the closing ceremony of the 2022 Batch B Stream 2 orientation exercise.
He said that staying out late, attending night parties, visit of dangerous places and taking a ride from strangers, should be avoided.
Represented in Rivers State by the State Coordinator, Mr George Mfongang, Gen Fadah assured corps members that “NYSC top management remains committed to their security and general welfare.”
Speaking further, he noted that the scheme was in “constant liaison with security agencies and other critical stakeholders to ensure their safety always, as well as in addressing other essential needs that will enable them to have a fulfilling service year.”
“Ardent hope that the corps members will strive to meet the expectations of Nigerians by contributing towards the progress and development of the fatherland,” he stated.
He concluded by charging the corps members to “sustain the spirit of patriotism, hard work and resilience imbibed at the three weeks orientation exercise.”
A total of 1,288 corps members successfully completed the orientation course exercise in Rivers State.