From Maiharaji Altine Gusau
Morp members posted Zamfara State have been assured of their safety while conducting their one year mandatory service in the state.
In a statement, the spokesperson of the state House of Assembly Alhaji Mustafa Jafaru said the assurance was made today by the State Governor, Alhaji Bello Matawalle who was represented by the Speaker of the State House of Assembly Alhaji Nasiru Muazu Magarya at the swearing in ceremony of 2020 batch B (stream 1A) Corp members deployed to the state at the NYSC permanent orientation camp Tsafe.
Governor Matawalle said all hands would be on deck to ensure the wellbeing, safety and security of their lives where ever they might be posted as their primary assignment pointing out that zamfara are caring and hospitable people with rich cultural heritage and background.
Governor Bello described the scheme as an instrument of national integration and Avenue of providing highly skilled and resourceful human resource to communities in the state, assuring that everything humanly possible will be done to sustain the scheme.
Matawalle further maintained that Corp members are partners in progress who have contributed immensely in impacting to the lives of the people in key sectors of the economy such as education, Health and Agriculture in the past, and hoped that such gesture will be maintained by the present crop of the corp members deployed to the state.
While assuring the Corp members that the state is free from covid-19 pandemic for many months now the Governor advised them to adhere to the recommendations and protocols set up by the Nigerian centre for disease control (NCDC) as precautionary measures.
Earlier speaking in an address of welcome the state NYSC co-ordinator Alhaji Na-malam Taura assured the governor that the present crop of corp members deployed to the state are much more determined and resilient to serve the good people of the state .
While congratulating the corp members for successfully completing their academic pursuit which eminently qualified them to be mobilised, the state co-ordinator urged them to consider their posting to the state as a devine favor considering zamfara as young and vibrant state with full of potentialities suitable for corp members .
Alhaji Na-malam Taura commended the the foresight of the governor Bello Muhammad for having NYSC in his heart by awarding contract for construction of roads network and drainages in the orientation camp which according to him will ease the perennial flooding being experienced annually in the camp.
Highlights of the occasion were inspection of parade by the representative of the governor and oath of allegiance administered to over 650 corp members by the the representative of chief judge justice Kulu isah Aliyu by magistrate Aisha Jubril.
The speaker was accompanied at the swearing in ceremony by Hon Aliyu Namaigora Danjibga chairman House committee on youths and skills acquisition, Hon Yusuf Alhassan Kanoma as well as state commissioner for youths and skills acquisition Hon Abdulkadir Buhari Gora.
Others are clerk to the House Alhaji Shehu Saidu Anka Director General protocol to the speaker Alh Shehu Ibrahim Ahamd among others