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Obiano Charges Corps Members To Contribute Towards Community Development

Corps members deployed to the State have been charged to utilize the knowledge and skills acquired during their three weeks orientation camp to impact on the lives of the members of their host communities.

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Governor Willie Obiano gave the charge at the NYSC Orientation Camp at Umunya in Oyi Local Government area, during the closing ceremony of the three week orientation camp for 2017 Batch B Stream One Corps Members posted to the State.

Governor Obiano represented by the Commissioner for Youth Entrepreneurship and Sports Development, Dr Uju Nwogu, encouraged the corps members to render quality service to the nation in areas of Education, Health care delivery, Agriculture and Infrastructural development, while assuring them of their safety and the hospitality of Ndi Anambra.

Governor Obiano reminded them that NYSC has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with financial institutions to assist them in accessing loans that will enable them kick start businesses of their choice.

He also said that Anambra State is one of the twelve States selected for pear education financial inclusive training and commended the corps members for their interest in learning skills that will help them become self reliant.

On his part the State Coordinator of the NYSC, Mr Ebenezer Olawale who urged them to be good ambassadors, reminded them that the NYSC officials will be visiting them in their various places of primary assignments to ascertain the level of their impact in their host communities.

He appealed to the relevant authorities to expedite work towards the completion of the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp at Umuawulu-Mbaukwu in Awka South Local Government to enable them relocate to a more conducive environment.

In an interview, one of the Corps members Mohammed Abdulrauf, who appreciated the hospitality of Ndi Anambra declared his intention to remain in the State while another Corps Member Mrs Mmachukwu Ofoma described her experience in the orientation camp as stressful,

promising to use the skills and knowledge garnered to impact on the lives of her host community.

The event which attracted representatives from security agencies, featured the inspection of the guard of honour by the Governor, marshal art displays and match pasts by the Corps members.

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