Brig. Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), on Monday warned corp members to stop lobbying for rejection letters, stating that the orientation course was German for the NYSC Scheme’s activities.
During his virtual address to Batch B Stream II, Ibrahim made this disclosure nationally to members of the Prospective corps and the camp officials.
In his view, national unity and integration are the essences of the NYSC.
“Corps members must not lobby to be rejected when posted to their places of primary assignment after the orientation course.
“Choose and execute viable projects in your host communities in order to leave lasting legacies. Meet men and women of goodwill to sponsor projects.
“Remember, you are not to use your personal funds to carry out projects either individual or group,” he said.
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He added, “In order to win award, Corps members must not relocate out of their original state of deployment.”
While commenting on Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development Programme, Ibrahim encouraged them to respect the dignity of labour by taking the programme seriously.
He said, “Ex-corps members and those serving have done a lot under the SAED Programme and are still doing well with the various skills set.”
Also speaking, Abraham Meshach, with state code BO/ 21B/1126, who is also the Corps Camp Director of NYSC Borno State, camping in Katsina, in his vote of thanks, assured Ibrahim of good conduct, adding that Prospective Corps members Nationwide would not drag the good name of the Scheme in the mud.