The Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), in Kwara State ,
Mrs Ikupolati Easter Tosin has called on Corps employers across the
State to improve on the welfare of the Corps members posted to them.
The State Coordinator made the call on Monday at the NYSC permanent
orientation camp in Yikpata, Edu local government.
According to her, the secretariat will not hesitate to withdraw the
services of its Corps members from any employers that refused to
accord priority to their welfare.
She appealed to the State Governor to pay local allowance to serving
corps members in the state.
Ikupolati was of the view that payment of the allowance would serve as
a palliative to corps members serving in the state.
The state coordinator, in her address said that the Corps members
participated fully, with enthusiasm in all the activities lined up for
the orientation programme.
She commends their comportment, maturity, cooperation and high level
The State Governor, Dr Abdulfatha Ahmed, congratulated the Corps
members for their resilience, which saw them through the orientation
Ahmed was represented at the ceremony by the Head of Service of the
state, Mrs Susan Oluwole.
She also urged the Corps members to accept their posting to any part
of the state in good faith.
The highlight of the ceremony was the colourful parade presented by
the Corps members.
A total of 1, 999 Corps members participated in the 21-day orientation course.