Ikpeazu commends socio-economic impact of NYSC scheme
THE governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has commended the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) for helping in the socio-economic development of the nation’s economy.
Speaking at the flag-off of the swearing-in ceremony of the 2019 batch B stream 2 orientation of the corps members at the NYSC permanent orientation camp, Umunna, Bende local government, Ikpeazu commended the founding fathers of NYSC for setting up the scheme which he said has helped in the socio-economic development of the nation.
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Ikpeazu, represented by the acting state chairman of the NYSC governing board and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youth Development, Mr. Friday Ikpeoha, said that the scheme deserves commendation for its contributions to the development of education, rural health delivery, as well as infrastructural development.
In his address, the Acting Chairman, NYSC State Governing Board, and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youth Development, Mr. Friday Ikpeoha, represented by a director in the ministry, Dr. Temple Nwosu, tasked the corps members to exhibit high sense of discipline and dedication during their orientation course.
Earlier in her address, the NYSC State Coordinator, Lady Bona Adibeli Fasakin, said that at the end of two days’ registration exercise, a total of 1106 corps members, comprising 682 males and 424 females were duly registered.
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