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
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
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.