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Only Corp Member With Skills  Will Benefit From The State Empowerment Funds Says Tambuwal

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Only Corp Member With Skills  Will Benefit From The State Empowerment Funds Says Tambuwal

By Onuminya Ochowechi In Sokoto

The Governor of Sokoto State Aminu Waziri Tambuwal said only corps member with skills will benefit from the state government empowerment funds .

Tambuwal stated this at Giginya stadium on Thursday at the passing out parade of 2021 Batch B stream1 corps members.

“Our administration has maintain the course of action that would guarantee short and long term credit facilities to any of you who has a viable skills that would translate into a meaningful endeavor he stated.

He implored them to utilize the experience ganered during the service year and exploit the opportunities available to establish small-scale enterprises which will not only make them self employed but also employers of labours.

Only Corp Member With Skills  Will Benefit From The State Empowerment Funds Says Tambuwal

“I congratulate you, as your one year mandatory national service to our fatherland comes to a glorious end today he added .

He stated that their contributions  to the Socio-economic development of the state particularly in the areas of healthcare, agriculture, social services, rural infrastructure and education will be for ever cherished by the government and the good people of Sokoto State and the country at large.

“May I register my profound appreciation for your tremendous contribution towards the success of numerous community based development projects. Your  commendable efforts are in consonance with our administration’s resolve to provide basic socio-economic amenities to the rural areas, aimed at reducing rural-urban drift he added

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“The NYSC Health Initiative for Rural Dwellers Programme, the campaign against HIV/AIDS; polio eradication and  social vices in the state are activities that are also worthy of praise. 

 He noted that their affinity to their host communities during their  service year would form the basis of lifelong brotherhood, friendship, national unity and integration, which is the core objective of the NYSC Scheme.

He further disclosed that his  administration places high premium on youth development. That is why he deliberately carved out the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development out of the erstwhile Ministry for Social Welfare and Youth Development specifically for youth empowerment and employment.

On his part the NYSC State coordinator Alhaji Muhammad Nakamba urged the outgoing corps members be good ambassadors of the scheme and continue  to maintain the good virtues of peace, tranquility and mutual co-existence among Nigerians wherever they find themselves irrespective of tribe, ethnic or religious inclination.

” My dear Corps Members, as you depart I advised you to be disciplined and desist from any act that would bring you shame. Be steadfast to the teachings and ideals of the NYSC Scheme and not lend yourselves to champions of political, religious or tribal differences at your detriment and that of your nation he said

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