MAINTAIN NATIONAL UNITY DURING GENERAL ELECTION— UGWUANYI URGES NYSC
The Enugu State Governor, Chief Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has reassured National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members deployed to the state of adequate security and enhanced welfare during and after their orientation.
He gave the assurance in a massage to the opening of three weeks Orientation for Batch A Stream One corps members at the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Awgu Local Government Area of the state.
The Governor represented by the Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Mr. Manfred Nzekwe, while welcoming the young graduates to the state, challenged them to remain dedicated, disciplined and resourceful at all times.
He also enjoined them to imbibe the objectives of the NYSC and make deliberate efforts to promote and sustain national unity and integration during next month’s general election.
“At this time in our history, when we are faced with a very crucial transition through the electoral process, we will be depending on corps members to be in the forefront of conducting a free, fair and credible election, to be the great leaders of tomorrow you must lay a solid foundation today,” he said.
The State Coordinator of the NYSC, Mr. Sam Ujogu, expressed satisfaction with the crop of corps members deployed to the state and challenged them to participate actively in camp activities.
According to the State Coordinator, “the orientation course is a rare opportunity for self-development and actualization, as well as contribute to national development on the platform of the NYSC scheme. As you join this vanguard in pursuit of a united, virile, egalitarian and economically prosperous nation.”
“I charge you to approach this task with the highest degree of patriotism, service and humility which is the motto of the service corps that has become a household name in the country,” he said.
The representative of the State Chief Judge, Justice Anthony Onovo, administered the NYSC Oath of Allegiance to the over nine hundred corps members on camp.
EDITED BY CHUKWUBUIKE MADU