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Fayemi warns Corps Members against unauthorised journey

Fayemi warns Corps Members against unauthorised journey

From Victor Akinkuolie, Ado-Ekiti
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Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has warned Corps Members posted to the state against embarking on journeys without official permission from the management of their various places of primary assignments.

Fayemi also warned them against social vices like cultism, Internet scam, drug peddling, kidnapping, prostitution and robbery capable of destroying their lofty dreams.

The Governor gave the warning at the official closing ceremony of the 2019 Batch C Stream II, orientation course of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) held at the  Permanent Orientation Camp Ise/Orun/Emure Ekiti local government of the state.

Fayemi who was represented by the Commissioner for Youths and Sport Developments, Mr. Michael Awopetu,  explained that the NYSC scheme has sustained the dream of its founding fathers in nation building, integration and unity.

While assuring of his administration’s preference for security of lives and property of the corps members, Fayemi urged them to prioritize their security and welfare in the places of their primary assignments.

Fayemi said they should not hesitate to report strange movements in their areas to security outfits and make use of security numbers at their service guide while in distress.

The Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), stressed that respect for traditions of the host communities would prevent the corps members from offending the sensibility of the people.

Earlier in her address, the NYSC State Coordinator, Mrs. Emmanuella Okpongete, congratulated the corps members over the completion of the first phase of their orientation, he stressed the need for them  to be focused and patriotic in rendering selfless services to the sustenance of peace, unity and development of Ekiti state and the country at large.

The Ekiti state NYSC coordinator, admonished the corps members to explore keenly the possibility of fullfilling the hopes and aspirations of the country and make the best use of the various skills acquired during the three weeks orientation course.

Okpongete who who promised that the scheme has concluded plan to reward outstanding performance among the corps members, however thanked those who have been instrumental to the success of the three weeks orientation camp.

She appealed to the employers of the corps members to assist them to settle down promptly by providing accommodation and issue them letters of acceptance saying the move would avoid exposing them to the busy roads during festive season.

The Hope Owena Press
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