Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi has assured corps members posted to the state of maximum security during their primary assignment.
The governor gave the assurance during the closing ceremony of the 2018 batch ‘A’ orientation course at NYSC permanent camp, Dakingeri, Suru Local Government Area of Kebbi on Wednesday.
Represented by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG) Alhaji Umar Yauri, Bagudu said “forget about fears and worries in your respective places of primary assignment because adequate security and better welfare arrangements have been worked out for you.
“I am pleased today to note that you have tremendously adjusted to the new environment, and have also put behind you all agitations and worries of the unknown. Let me use this occasion to inform you that the stater government has put in place adequate measures to ensure that you have a hitch-free service year in Kebbi.
“I therefore enjoin you to accept your posting as an act of God and report to wherever you are posted to without fear, but equip yourselves with courage and determination to be part of our collective drive to develop the education sector in the state.”
Gov. Bagudu commended stakeholders in the country for their dedication toward training Nigerian youths through the NYSC, stressing that corps members should live up to the expectations of the scheme by serving the country with diligence and patriotism.
The NYSC Coordinator in Kebbi, Alhaji Lawal Turawa, commended the corps members for their good conduct and endurance during the 21 days orientation exercise.
He said “NYSC members posted to Kebbi have indeed chosen and taken the path of greatness by imbibing the good ideals of our founding fathers. They are well prepared to exploit to the fullest the last drop of their energy to serve the country in every nook and cranny of the state”.
He urged corps members to be law abiding citizens and partner the state to secure the environment.