The Director – General , National Youth Service Corps , Brigadier General MK Fadah has enjoined Corps Members deployed to Borno State to avail themselves with the opportunities for self employment offered through the Scheme’s Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development ( SAED ) Programme.
The call was made by the Director- General during his nationwide address at the Swearing-in Ceremony of the 2022 Batch ‘C’ Stream I Corps Members.
In Borno State orientation camp, the addrsss was presented by the State Coordinator, Nura Umar who informed the Corps Members that white collar jobs are not readily available now , as such the Director-General encouraged them to utilize the opportunities provided by the Skill Acquisition training which starts from the orientation camp.
MK Fadah also charged them to be of good conduct , obey camp rules , adhere strictly to the COVID – 19 safety protocols , shun drug abuse , cultism , and negative use of social media. He also appealed to all stakeholders to support the Health Initiative for Rural Dwellers (HIRD) Programme and the establishment of the NYSC Trust Fund.
Earlier in his introductory remarks , the State Coordinator , Nura Umar urged the Corps Members to participate actively in all camp activities during the ongoing orientation course , as so many programmes have been put in place to prepare them adequately for the task of the national service. As such , he admonished them to be actively involved in all the articulated programmes and activities of the orientation course .
Nura Umar equally admonished them to maintain high level of discipline and conduct by abiding with the rules and regulations Governing the orientation exercise and the service year at large. He then assured them that he would do his best to make their stay in camp a memorable one as their welfare and security are his top most priority.
Five hundred and Twenty one Corps Members deployed to Borno State were administered with the oath of allegiance during the ceremony by the Katsina State Chief Judge represented by Justice Kabir Shu’aibu.