NYSC D-G Applauds Niger Govt. over renovation of orientation camp
The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.Gen Suleiman Kazaure, has commended Niger State Government over the ongoing renovation of the NYSC orientation camp.
Kazaure gave the commendation when he visited the NYSC permanent orientation camp on Saturday in Paiko Local Government Area of the state.
He said that the renovation of the camp would provide befitting accommodation for corps members and ensure their safety.
Represented by Mrs Victoria Okakwu, Director, Planning, Research and Statistics, the director-general appealed to the government to improve on the welfare of corps members.
He enjoined corps members to take seriously the Skill Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development training in order to become self-reliant and after service.
“After the three weeks orientation course, you are going to be posted to your place of primary assignment; ensure you make positive impact that will last in the minds of the people you will encounter,” he said.
Earlier, Mrs Theresa Arokoyo, the state NYSC Coordinator, said that 2,125 corps members were registered for the 2019 Batch ‘B’ orientation course comprising 1,129 females and 996 males.
Arokoyo identified inadequate of camp facilities as the major challenge facing the scheme and commended the state government for embarking on the renovation of female hostels.