NYSC urges corp members to embrace FG’s Youths Investment Fund



The National Service Corps (NYSC), has urged the outgoing  corps members to take advantage the N75 billion Investment Fund initiated by the Federal Government, to engage in productive activities.
Mr Nura Umar, NYSC Coordinator in charge Borno State, made the call at the passing out parade 475 Batch ‘C’ Stream II corps members, on Wednesday in Maiduguri.
Umar described skills acquisition and development as catalyst to self-reliance and financial security for the youths.
He said the corps members utilised the skills acquired during the service year to advance their quest for better life rather than waiting for the White Collars job.
The Coordinator noted scheme focused on four cardinal including orientation exercise, assignment, Community Development Service (CDS), winding up and passing out parade.
Umar said the orientation exercise was designed to exposed the Corps members to leadership qualities; perseverance, diligence, determination, loyalty, integrity, courage, discipline as well as to be self-reliant.
He enjoined the Corps members to eschew violence, social vices and be good amsassadors peace for sustainable development in the country.
“The corps members have done wonderfully well in the discharge of their assignments and CDS in the state
“I salute you for the courage and resilience, hard work and above all patriotism inspite of the insurgency, you did excellently well in the state,” Umar said.
The Coordinator commended Gov. Babagana Zulum, for payment of outstanding corps members’ allowances and other support to the scheme. (NAN)