Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam has commended National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members deployed to the state for their resilience and sacrifice.
He gave the commendation at the opening ceremony of orientation of corps members deployed to the state for 2015 batch B service year held at Kangere Bauchi State.
He thanked them for accepting their deployment to the state despite the security challenges.
“I am compelled to commend you for accepting your deployment in the State in good faith at this time that undesirable elements are working hard to sabotage the efforts of government and security agents,” he said.
Geidam who was represented by the Chairman NYSC Governing Board in Yobe state, Zanna Zakariya reiterated his commitment to maintain the good working relationship with the NYSC.
He added that his administration would review the welfare packages of corps members’ serving in the state and lauded the initiative of the DG of NYSC Brig- General Jonhson Olawumi for reinforcing skills acquisition and entrepreneurial development training programme at the orientation camp.
According to him, the initiative would empower the corps members to become self reliant and employers of labour after the service year.
In his speech the NYSC Coordinator in the state, Abubakar Mohammed stated that they have registered 2,122 Corps members and urged them to be security conscious at all times and in all places.
He urged the corps members to forge lasting relationships with other members that will strengthen the unity of the country as their predecessors have done.