By Onuminya Yusuf in Sokoto
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Monday warned Ministries, Departments and Agencies MDAs in the state not to reject National Youth Service Corps NYSC members posted to their establishments .
The governor who gave the warning at the closing ceremony of 2019 Batch C stream 1 NYSC orientation at Wamakko in Wamakko local government of the state saying that government frowns at such attitude that cause unnecessary inconvenience and hardship to corps members .
Represented by Head of civil service Dr Buhari Bello Kware Tambuwal reiterated that the major objective of NYSC was to foster unity and integration among the diverse nationality of Nigeria through youths.
He promised that government would continue to provide enabling environment for them to discharge their responsibilities.
“This is an opportunity to contribute to the growth of the state and the nation at large saying their performance can earn them special recognition and awards at the local ,State and national level”.
The governor urged them to be ware of some vices in the society such as drug abuse, cultism and the recent banditry.
On her part the acting chairman of NYSC governing board and the director administration ministry of youths , sport and development Hajia Luba Usman charge the corps members to be faithful in discharging their duties stressing that the board will not tolerate truancy as the rewarding and punishment mechanism of the scheme is still in place.
She added that welfare provision are in place a waiting them in place of their primary assignment.
She promised that the state would do more if the corps members faithfully accept their posting irrespective of the area.
Earlier the NYSC state coordinator Mr Philip Enatonme Ebabuerue commended the Corps members for the disciplines and commitment exhibited through out the duration of exercise and urged them to take the good conduct to their place of primary assignment.
The state coordinator appreciated governor Tambuwal, Wamakko local government chairman Hon Bello Halilu Guiwa as well as military , and other security agencies for their support during the orientation exercise.
No fewer than 1,821 corps members comprises of 975 male and 846 females took part in the orientation course.
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