Kwara’ll prioritise corps members welfare, security: Gov AbdulRazaq Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin

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Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has assured youth corps members deployed in the state that priority attention would be accorded their welfare and security.

This was even as the state Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mr Onifade Olaoluwa, in his welcome address, hailed the Governor for the provision of meal subsidy for the corps members, second phase of perimeter fencing of the NYSC camp, as well as provision of 1,000 mattresses for the NYSC camp.

He, however, called for additional support, particularly the speedy completion of the perimeter fencing for greater efficiency at the camp.

“I want to express our profound gratitude to Governor AbdulRahaman AbdulRazaq for his assistance and support for NYSC. The support is highly commendable and worthy of emulation by all leaders,” the NYSC Coordinator said.

The Governor and the NYSC Coordinator spoke on Tuesday at the swearing in of the 2024 Batch ‘A’, Stream II of corps members deployed in the state at Yikpata Orientation Camp in Edu local government area of the state.

Addressing the corps members, Governor AbdulRazaq, who was represented by the Senior Adviser/ Counselor, Alhaji Saadu Salahu, recalled that his administration has been giving adequate support and assistance to the scheme in the state, recalling that: “This
time in 2019, this facility was an eyesore. We have greatly improved on the facility. As part of the state government’s efforts to make life more conducive and ensure adequate security on camp, our administration has recently
approved and commenced the perimeter fencing of the orientation camp.

“I wish to further pledge, on behalf of the government and
the good people of Kwara State, our continuous support to the welfare and security of corps members currently serving and newly deployed in Kwara State for the
national service.”

He enjoined the corps members to always present themselves as worthy ambassadors of their various families and the
NYSC scheme, by exhibiting the sterling qualities of “Service and Humility”, which is the motto of the NYSC.

In her remarks, the state Commissioned for Youth Development, Hajiya Nafisat Buge, corroborated Governor AbdulRazaq by assuring the corps members that their welfare and security would remain top priorities of the state government.


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