The Director-General of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), Brig. Gen. Sulaiman Kazaure has urged corps members serving in Zamfara state to be conscious on security.
Kazaure made the call on Sunday while addressing the corps members of the NYSC 2017 Batch B at the Permanent Orientation Camp in Tsafe, Tsafe local government area of the state.
The Director-General was in the state part of his nation wide tour to the NYSC orientation camps for the corps members of the 2017 Batch B.
He urged corps members to always cooperate with security agencies and reports to the nearest security points on any suspicious movement or person in their area.
“You should avoid night party, travelling without permission, you should always move in group and make sure that you report to the security on any activities you are doing.
“We should feel free and serve your mother Land, we have made serious arrangement with security operatives to give effective security for you to serve in Zamfara”, he said.
The DG therefore directed the state NYSC office not to post corps members to areas with security challenges.
He also urged corps members to face the activities at the orientation course with all seriousness, especially the Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development Programme (SAED).
He said part of its efforts to address the problems of unemployment in this country, the Federal government had introduced SAED as part of the NYSC activities to train corps members on various skills for them to be self relianct after the service year.
“We know the issue of unemployment in this country, particularly the white collar jobs are no more available today, so pay attention to SAED programme so that to learn what will be good for your future”, Kazaure tells corps members
He also charged corps members to support the federal government policies on national unity and development and as leaders of tomorrow “you will determine the future of this country”.
“You should be patriotic, disciplined, honest and hard working for good future of Nigeria.
Earlier, the state NYSC Coordinator, Hajiya Walida Isa said about 2,000 corps members deployed to the state have been registered for the orientation exercise.
She described the visit of the director-general as a fatherly visit, timely and welcome development.