Nasarawa State Government Promises Better Package for Corps Members


By Moses Yusuf

Nasarawa State Government has re-newed its commitment to make workers and corps member’s welfare a priority in the state.

Governor Abdullahi Sule, stated this during the swearing in ceremony of 2,173 Batch B stream two corps members posted to Nasarawa state, held at Magaji Danyamusa permanent orientation Camp Keffi.

The Governor who was represented by the commissioner for youth and sports development, Ja’afaru Ango assured of Government’s commitment to their welfare, security and their general wellbeing, stressing that Nasarawa state remains peaceful and will continue to sustain it.

Governor Sule disclosed that, he is aware of the challenges facing the NYSC Scheme in the state, saying adequate arrangement has been made to commence the building of three thousand capacity Multipurpose Hall at the orientation Camp, just as he enjoined the corps members to be committed to the salient lectures they would be receiving, especially the SAED programme.

Earlier, Nasarawa state coordinator of the scheme, Abdullahi Ahmad Jikamshi, said the orientation course is the first cardinal programme of the scheme, aimed at preparing the corps members for the challenges of the service year and to give the youths a better understanding of the objectives of NYSC Scheme.

Jikamshi, appreciated the support received from the state governmemt under the leadership of Governor Abdullahi Sule, and an enabling environment for corps members and staff which has impacted passively on  the scheme and implored the corps members to maintain camp rules and regulations as well as shun vices capable of tarnishing their image and that of the scheme.

Administering the oath of allegiance to the corps members, the Nasarawa state chief Judge Aisha Aliyu Bashir, represented by Justice Abdullahi Shams Shaman, said apart from respecting constituted authority and the law of the land, they are expected to shun nepotism and associate freely with individuals in the society without discrimination.

Some corps members interviewed,  Ezeluomba Chisom and Muhammad Olodo Abdulmajeed, appreciated the NYSC for giving them the opportunity to serve their father land and promised to give their best during the one-year mandatory service.

About The Author

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *