NYSC swears in 2,600 Corps Members
From Fisayo Akinduro, Osogbo
The National Youth Service Corps, (NYSC) in Osun State has sworn in 2,600 Corps members posted to the state.
The corps members who were sworn in at the NYSC orientation camp, Ede comprises of 1, 430 males and 1, 170 females.
The governor of the state, Gboyega Oyetola while addressing the corps members implored them to take with seriousness the noble call and dedicate themselves towards achieving the scheme’s goal of national unity and development.
The governor who was represented by his deputy, Benedict Alabi stressed that they are the greatest assets, future leaders and key determiners of the nation, hence the need for them to channel their energy, vigour and drive towards the achievement of lofty ideas and aspirations.
Oyetola while wishing them a successful and rewarding orientation course assured them that the state is hospitable, friendly and accommodating.
In his address, the State Coordinator of NYSC, Mr Adegoke Adewale who welcomed the corps members said the scheme is not only interested in what they can give to the society, but what they will become hereafter.
He urged them to abide every laid down rule and regulation spelt out in the NYSC by laws.
He admonished them to embrace the Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development Programme (SAED) which is aimed at empowering corps members towards making them self-reliant and job creators instead of job seekers.
The Chief Judge of the state, Justice Adepelu Ojo who was represented by Justice Zakaraiah Oyeju swore in the corps members.