NYSC Appreciates Gov Diri, Expresses Confidence On Completion Of Ongoing Hostel Projects

The Bayelsa State Coordinator of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), Mrs Okpalifo Obiageli Charity has congratulated the State Governor, Senator Douye Diri on his successful swearing-In ceremony to mark his second term in office which took place recently.

“National Youths Service Corps appreciates the Governor, government and the good people of Bayelsa State for the clear demonstration of support to the Service Corps in the state”, she stated.


The State Coordinator of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), Mrs Okpalifo Obiageli Charity, who made this known during the opening / swearing – in ceremony for the 2024 Batch A, stream 1 corps members deployed to the State at NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp Boro Town, Bayelsa State, said the corps members are optimistic that the completion of the on going hostels construction will greatly address accommodation on camp and increase the number of corps members that will be deployed to the state.

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She advised the corps members to take the orientation course serious, because careful and deliberate programmes have been well designed to adequately prepare and equip them for optimum performance during and after the service year. During the course of this exercise, you will undergo drills, physical training, leadership training, lectures on various topics of national importance, skills acquisition training, among others, be ready and well prepared.

The State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, who was represented by the permanent secretary, Ministry of Youths and Sports Development, Mrs Grace Tarinabo Alagoa assured the 2024 Batch A, stream 1 corps members deployed to Bayelsa State for national service of well packaged welfare programme, also commended the founders of the Service Corps and successive administrations for sustaining the Scheme.

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She described NYSC as the champion of national unity and integration and expressed optimism that, with the Youth Corps members, the labour of the heroes past shall not be in vain, because corp members are the hope of our nation as you represent the most educated, exposed and enlightened segment of youths in Nigeria.

“Other youths, including tertiary, secondary students as well as primary school pupils are looking up to you to provide quality leadership and mentorship that will transform Nigeria. You cannot afford to fail Nigeria”, she added.

She challenged them to copy their predecessors who meritoriously served the nation in Bayelsa State by effectively discharging their duties in various places of primary and secondary assignments.

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While welcoming the corps members to Bayelsa State, she emphasised that government remained highly committed to their security and welfare as well as continued support to the management of the Scheme to achieve the objectives of the National Youths Service Corps.

By Owunna Goodness, Bayelsa