Wife of the Ondo State Governor, Mrs Betty Anyanwu - Akeredolu (middle), with Youth corpers during the Girls' Summit put together by her office in conjunction with the Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development to mark this year’s celebration of International Women’s Day at the International Events Centre, in Akure.

Porous NYSC Camp Worries Coordinator, Expresses Concern

State Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps in Kwara State, Mr Remigius Amaefule has expressed concern over the porous nature of the permanent orientation camp in Yikpata, Edu local government.

 

Amaefule made this known on Monday at the orientation camp

during the swearing in of the 2018 Batch A, Stream 1

orientation of the corps members.

 

He said that because of the porous nature of the camp, many

of its valuables like mattresses and beds to thieves and

intruders as a result of the absence of perimeter fencing of the

camp.

 

The State Coordinator therefore appealed to the state

government to come to the aid of NYSC and secure the camp.

 

Amaefule told the Governor that a total of 1, 937 corps

members were registered at the close of the camp and would

be sworn in for the three week orientation course.

 

The State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed advised

the corps members to take full advantage of the orientation

program and adapt to their new environment.

 

The Governor was represented at the occasion by the Head of

Service, Mrs Susan Oluwole.

 

Ahmed congratulated the corps members on their successful

completion of their studies from their various institutions of

learning.

 

He pledged the government’s preparedness to continue to

support the activities of the NYSC.

 

The 1, 937 corps members were later sworn in by the Chief

Judge of the State, represented by Justice IB Garba.