Gov. Idris donates N3m, two bulls to corp members in kebbi


From Maiharaji Altine Salah

Governor Nasir Idris of kebbi state has donated the sum of N3 million and two big bulls to corp members deployed to Kebbi State for Youth Service.

The Governor made the donation on Tuesday shortly after the swearing in ceremony of the 2024 batch ‘A’ stream 2 corp members at the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Dakingari, Suru Local Government Area.

The Governor who was represented by the Kebbi State Head of Service, Alhaji Sufyanu Garba Bena at the occasion, handed over the money and the two big bulls to the corp members to make their stay a memorable one.

Kauran Gwandu called on the corp members to uphold the goals of the NYSC scheme of national unity, integration and development .

Idris also urged the corp members to pay attention and rededicate themselves in serving the nation diligently.

Idris said that the Land of Equity, Kebbi has been known for its peaceful atmosphere for all categories of people irrespective of their religious or ethnic differences.

‘ Kebbi State has been known for peace. Your safety here is well assured. Already, various security agencies in State have been directed to double their efforts towards giving maximum security to Corps Members ‘ .

He affirmed that the State Government would also do its best to ensure the general welfare of corp members posted to the State throughout their stay .

‘ The State Government on its part will continue to do everything possible to see to your general welfare and wellbeing ‘ he said.

He congratulated the corp members for successfully scaling through the rigours of academic pursuit and being found worthy in learning and character which qualified them to be mobilized for National Service.

While commending the founding fathers of the scheme, the governor once again called on them to imbibe the spirit of hard work and remain faithful to the noble ideals of founding fathers of the NYSC scheme.

The Chief Judge Kebbi State was represented by Justice Hassan Shehu Kuwa who swore in the Corps Members .

Among the important personalities at the occasion include , the State Coordinator for Zamfara Sate, Alhaji Abdulsalam Alhassan.

Earlier, the Kebbi NYSC State Coordinator, Mrs. Okolo Agatha Banki, welcomed the Governor and all the corp members to the swearing-in ceremony of the 2024 Batch ‘A’ Stream 2 Corps Members deployed to serve in Kebbi State.

She opined that ” This Orientation Course is a combined one with some corp members from Zamfara State dislodged to have their Orientation Camp here in Kebbi State ‘.

According to her, a total of 1,739 corp members were deployed to Kebbi State, 451 corp members from Zamfara State while 1,288 are for Kebbi State.

She thanked the governor for his sustained support to the NYSC Governing Board and his concern over the needs of the NYSC in the State.

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