Following the return of peace to Yobe State, 1,500 National Youth
Service Corps Members deployed to the state for 2017 Batch ‘A’ (Stream
1) have been formally sworn in.
According to our state correspondent, the occasion was performed
amidst of tight security at the temporary orientation camp in Potiskum
In his opening remarks, the Yobe State NYSC coordinator, Umaru Joro
Daniel, thanked Yobe State government for its continued support to the
NYSC scheme whenever the need arises.
“We are particularly full of gratitude to our youth-friendly executive
governor for his uncompromising stand on our security and welfare of
corps members serving in the state. I must also register our thanks
to him for the financial assistance he renders to us to augment the
feeding of these corps members and camp officials “.
Speaking shortly after the oath taking, Tijjani Zanna Zakariya,
commissioner for Youths, Sports, Social and Community Development
advised the corps members to fully participate in every activity and
internalize all that would be taught to them. ELANZANEWS.M