The Governor of Kwara State, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, on Tuesday, assured National Youth Service Corps members posted to the State of their security during their service year.
Governor AbdulRazaq, represented by his aide, Alhaji Saadu Salahu, gave the assurance at the closing ceremony of the orientation course for the 2023 Batch ‘C’ Stream I corps members held at the NYSC Orientation Camp at Yikpata in Edu Local Government Area of the State.
The governor reaffirmed the commitment of the state government not only to the security of the youth corps members but their general welfare, however, enjoining the youth corps members to be security conscious at all times.
“Accordingly, we are in constant liaison with security agencies and other stakeholders to ensure your safety as well as address other essential needs, for a fulfilling service year,” the governor said.
The governor also asked the youth corps members to shun drug abuse and trafficking, cybercrime, advanced-fee fraud, and other vices capable of truncating their future dreams, urging them to sustain the commendable patriotic zeal and high level of discipline they demonstrated while at the orientation camp.
“My dear compatriots, the next phase of the service year is of great significance as the entire nation looks up to you for your expected roles in advancing the unity and development of our fatherland. I therefore enjoin you to sustain the spirit of patriotism, hard work, and resilience which you have imbibed during the orientation course,” AbdulRazaq charged the youth corps members.
He praised the State coordinator of the NYSC and his team for doing a great job at the camp.