NYSC deploys 1, 781 members to Bauchi

By Ahmed Ahmed

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1, 782 members of Batch A to Bauchi State for a one-year national service.

Mr Afolayan James, the state coordinator of the scheme, disclosed this at the swearing-in ceremony of the 2019 Batch A Corps members held at Wailo Camp, Ganjuwa Local Government Area of the state.
He said that the Corps members include 1, 001 males and 780 females, adding that series of activities such as physical drills, skills acquisition, citizenship and leadership trainings had been designed to equip them to cope with future challenges.
Also, the state Governor, Mohammed Abubakar, represented by state Head of Civil Service, Adamu Umar Gokaru, said that NYSC had been deliberately designed as a platform for harnessing the huge potentials and ingenuity of youths with a view to making them imbibe necessary qualities for national development.
He added that the crucial role of the scheme in advancing meaningful national growth and development was visible through its immeasurable contributions to programmes and projects that have direct bearing on the lives of Nigerians.
"There is no doubt that these commendable achievements resulted from the outstanding performance of Corps members who imbibed the ideals of discipline, commitment and selfless service which are all incorporated in the orientation training program.
"Be assured that government has put in place necessary arrangements for your comfort and well-being in the camp. Therefore it is hoped that your orientation course experience here at Wailo camp will be a pleasant and memorable one," he said.

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