Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has given an assurance that his administration will continue to carry out its statutory functions for the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the effort to achieving the objectives of the corps.
The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Abubakar mu'azu Dakingari stated in a press release that the Governor was speaking at the closing ceremony of 2016 Batch A Corps Members deployed to the State at Dakingari Permanent Camp.
Governor Bagudu urged the Corp Members posted to the State to try their possible best in cementing the unity and cohesion between Nigerians from all parts of the Country to identify with the ideals of establishing the scheme .
He urged them to report to wherever they were posted to without fear of intimidation but rather, equip themselves with courage, determination, love and understanding, saying that adequate measures have been put in place for a hitch free service year in Kebbi State.
He appealed to them to adjust to their new environment and put behind them all agitations and rumour for the fear of unknown and exhibit high sense of undaunted responsibility for absolute resilience, dedication, loyalty, commitment and patriotism.
At the ceremony, a Corp member Johnson Emmanuel requested for an increase of their monthly allowance to an appreciable level.
Earlier, the Chairman of NYSC Governing Board, Alhaji Garba Hassan Mungadi said the Batch A Corps Members were well disciplined and committed to the noble ideals of the NYSC with the ability to make significant contributions to the socio-economic development of their various host communities in which they would find themselves.
In his remarks, the NYSC State Co-ordinator, Mr. Olawale E.O enjoined them to continue to be of good behaviour, honest and committed to their duties, take their jobs seriously, have respect for elders and employers as well as other assistance wherever possible .
He further advised them to put community development services especially in the areas most needed by their host communities.