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1,702 Corps Members Deployed To Anambra


One thousand seven hundred and two (1,702) corps members, comprising 770 males and 932 females were deployed to Anambra state.

Angel Network News (ANN) reports that National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) Anambra State Coordinator, Mrs Blessing Iruma disclosed this during the opening ceremony of 2024 Batch A Stream II Orientation Course for Corps Members at the Nnamdi Azikiwe NYSC Unity Permanent Orientation Camp, Umuawulu/Mbaukwu, Awka South LGA.

Describing the corps members as special, Mrs Iruma expressed joy that they were quickly adjusting to the camp environment as well as participating in camp activities, adding that their level of discipline so far was impressively high and encouraged them to maintain the positive disposition.

She stated that during the orientation exercise, they will bed equip leadership, physical, mental skills while they will learn different handiworks through the Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development, SAED programme and thanked the state government for their assistance to the scheme;  and Umuawulu and Mbaukwu their host communities for maximum cooperation.

Speaking at the ceremony, Governor Chukwuma Soludo represented by the Commissioner for Youth Development, Mr Patrick Agha Mba noted that as a youth centered administration, skills acquisition is the fulcrum of his government policy, adding that under the “One Youth Two Skills”  programme, his administration, trains, mentors and funds youths across the 21 local government areas of the state, saying that other youth oriented policies of his administration include Information and Communication Technology training as well as clean and green initiative among others.

The Governor encouraged them to develop symbiotic relationship with the good people of the state, particularly the youth, imparts to them the skills and knowledge they have and systematically tap those positive things the people are endowed with for more development.

Soludo who congratulated the corps members, assured them of his administration’s commitment towards their security as all security agencies in the state are working assiduously in synergy and round the clock, advising them to be security conscious by being at the right place at the right time.

He also assured them that his administration shall continue to provide welfare services which would make them comfortable to discharge their assigned responsibilities and commended the management of the National Youth Service Corps and the State Coordinator, Mrs Blessing Iruma for always being innovative, creative and bringing on board programmes and policies which would make the contemporary Nigerian graduates fit into the society seamlessly after their service year.


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