The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has officially sworn in a total of 1,895 Corps members of the 2023 Batch C, Stream 1 at the Magaji Dan-Yamusa NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp in Keffi, Nasarawa State for their national service.
The Nasarawa State Commissioner for Youths and Sports, Mr Ja’afaru Ango, who declared the three-week orientation course opened on behalf of Governor Sule, extended warm congratulations to the Corps members for successfully completing their academic endeavours, paving the way for their national service.
He assured them of the government’s unwavering commitment to their well-being and safety.
“Let me put on record that Nasarawa State is peaceful. So, be rest assured of your security, welfare, and general well-being. Security is a priority of my administration as indicated in the robust synergy between the state and security agencies,” Governor Sule reassured the Corps members.
He also commended the dedication and commitment of all the participants, the NYSC management, and collaborating agencies, stating his administration’s resolve to support the scheme in fulfilling its core objectives.
“We shall continue to provide the needed support that will prove the scheme’s capacity to deliver on its mandate. While wishing you a successful, hitch-free, and rewarding orientation course, I enjoin you to shun all forms of negative vices and participate in your Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development training that will prepare you for economic development,” he added.
The Coordinator of the NYSC scheme in Nasarawa State, Alhaji Abdullahi Jikamshi, praised the Corps members for their outstanding response to training and quick adaptation to the camp environment since the commencement of the orientation course.
He also expressed gratitude to the governor for his responsiveness to the needs of the NYSC in the state, particularly the request for the construction of a 3000-capacity multi-purpose hall and additional staff hostels.