Be employers of Labour – Gov Buni tells outgoing Corps members
By Alkasim Bala
Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe wants outgoing National Youth Service Corps members to use the experience gathered during their service year especially the skill acquisition and entrepreneurship training to became self employed and create opportunities for others.
He gave the charge in a message to the passing out ceremony for the 2021 Batch A, Stream One corps members deployed to Yobe State.
Governor Mai Mala Buni represented by the Commissioner Youth, Sports, Social and Community development Goni Bukar Lawan said putting into practice the skills and experiences learned during the one year national service, would also complement government effort in reducing unemployment in the country.
He further reiterated government resolve to address security challenges and corruption with a view to create conducive atmosphere for economic growth and rapid development of the state and the country at large.
The Governor also promised continued support to the NYSC to enable the scheme achieve its mandate.
Similarly, the Yobe State NYSC Coordinator, Mrs Hafsat Yarima said the out going Corps members have impacted positively on their host communities through various community development projects such as construction works, health extension services, advocacy, enlightenment and among other social services.
Hajiya Hafsat Yarima while commending Yobe state government for its support and assistance to the scheme, also requested the outgoing Corps members to be good ambassador of Yobe state and the NYSC scheme.
Some of the Corps members Interviewed by Radio Nigeria expressed their gratitude to God for a successful service year.
Two of the Corps members have been selected for the Distinguished Service Year award and one other has his service year extended by on month while another one has been declared absconded and will be repeating the service year.