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Gov. Bindow Donates 50 Bags of Rice, Five Cows To NYSC In Adamawa



The Adamawa Government, has donated five cows, 50 bags of rice to the Batch B (Stream II), of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), members deployed from Adamawa and Taraba states, for their one year national service.

Bindow who declared the orientation course open, Thursday said the scheme had witnessed, value change, when the camp was closed down due to activities of insurgency in 2012.

Dr Buba Bindir, Secretary to the State Government (SSG) who represented the governor, said, government have mapped out strategy, that would nip in the bud, any attempt to cause disharmony in the state.

“I am pleased to announce to you that, we have taken peculiar measures to ensure safety of corps members, at lodges and workplace all over the state.

“NYSC has remained the main fiber that holds Nigeria as one indissoluble nation, consider yourself highly previlleged to participate in this noble scheme”.

Barr. Suleiman Zumo, Chairman NYSC Governing Board in the state, presented a request for tarring of the road, leading to the NYSC permanent orientation camp, to the state government

Zumo said, the road if rehabilitated would easy entry and exits to the permanent orientation camp by the prospective Corp members.

Earlier, state Coordinator Mallam Abubakar Mohammed said, 1760 corps members had so far, registered for the orientation, out of the 2000 expected for the orientation course.

Abubakar assured that, at the end of the three weeks orientation course, the corps members would be transformed into agents that would turn around fortunes of the communities.

He urged them to desist from any counterproductive, behavior such as religious extremism throughout the service year.

Florence Yaku his Taraba counter, urged the Corp members to participate in the SAED training actively, to add value to their qualifications.

It would be recalled recalls that the Federal Government suspended the hosting of the NYSC members in insurgency affected states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe in 2013