The state Coordinator of the NYSC, Mrs. Ifeoma Anidobi, counseled the state authorities, conventional rulers and safety businesses for making certain the peaceable keep of corps members within the state
The Director-Common of the Nationwide Youth Service Corps, Brig. Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, has lamented the out of date, dilapidated and grossly insufficient services on the orientation camps throughout the nation.
Kazaure stated this on Tuesday in Calabar in the course of the 2016 ‘Batch B’ pre-orientation workshop organised for stakeholders to work together and trend out methods for a profitable orientation programme.
He stated the way in which out of the problem was for all of the three tiers of presidency to dwell as much as their statutory roles within the operations of the scheme.
The director-general stated the scheme was motivated by the Federal Authorities by the supply of funds for its actions regardless of the current monetary challenges.
He stated, “The NYSC scheme began with lower than 2,700 corps members in 1973. At present, the scheme is now mobilising over 300,000 corps members yearly.”
Additionally talking on the occasion, the Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, who was represented by his deputy, Prof. Ivara Esu, stated that the NYSC was established as a platform for engendering oneness and nationwide cohesion.
The governor introduced the donation of N1m to be shared among the many 14 greatest performing corps members of the 2015 Batch `B’ session within the state.
In his remark, the state Commissioner for Youth and Sports activities, Mr. Asu Okang, stated corps members within the state had contributed significantly to the socio-economic growth of the state.