Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar has enjoined the 2018 Batch ‘B’ Stream one Corps Members deployed to Jigawa State to pick interest in the in-camp acquisition and entrepreneurship development training.
Speaking at the swearing-in ceremony of the 2018 Batch ‘B; Stream one corps members deployed to through the State Head of the Civil Service, Alhaji Muhammad Inuwa Tahir, mni, said the present administration recognizes the central place of the youth in the quest for national restoration, adding that this informed the government’s prompt decision to invest heavily on youths and children through the N-Power and school feeding programme and other social investment and development projects.
The Governor challenged the Management of the NYSC and the youths to commit wholly with the State Government in the initiated enterprise and also enjoined the corps members to freely integrate with their colleagues and members of the camp community and actively participate in all camp activities.
Earlier, the State Coordinator NYSC in Jigawa State, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdu Muhammad disclosed that a total of 1,873 prospective corps members made up of 515 females and 1,358 males were found worthy and sworn in as bonafide members of the corps in accordance with the enabling law.
He charged the corps members to fully participate in the NYSC Skills acquisition and entrepreneurship development programme.
In his speech, the Chairman NYSC State Governing Board who is also the State Commissioner of Information, Youth, Sports and Culture, Alhaji Bala Ibrahim said the orientation programme is designed to instill in the youth the requisite leadership qualities of perseverance, endurance, discipline and ability to coexist peacefully with others from different socio-political, ethnic or religious backgrounds and to be self reliance.
He expressed appreciation to the State Government for the support being rendered to the NYSC scheme.