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Use Social Media To Promote National Unity , Integration DG Urges NYSC Members

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Use Social Media To Promote National Unity , Integration DG Urges NYSC Members


By Onuminya Ochowechi In Sokoto 


The Director General of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Brig Gen. Ibrahim Shuaibu has urged the corps members posted to Sokoto State to use social media only for the promotion of national unity and integration rather than rumour peddling and promotion of hatred.


Shuaibu stated this on Tuesday during the swearing in ceremony of Batch C stream 11 at Wamakko permanent orientation camp , Sokoto State 
Represented by the state coordinator of the scheme Alhaji Muhammad Nakamba , Shuaibu warned the corps members to shun social vices such as cultism , drugs abuse and misconducts.


The DG who congratulated the corps members on the.completion of their academic programmes which qualified them for mobilization .
“I commend you for your prompt response to the clarion call to serve our father land . No doubt , history will be kind to you for your patriotic zeal he stated.

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He explained that the orientation exercise would prepare them physically and mentally for their expected contributions to the progress and development of the country.


He reminded them that camp life is highly regimented, not design to make them comfortable saying it is rather design to expose them to the culture and traditions of their host communities .


Shuaibu further disclosed that white collar jobs are not easy to go by now hence a need to embrace Skill Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development (SAED)  programme of the scheme.


” I’m happy to inform you that many of you predecessors  , who embraced vocational and entrepreneurial training of the SAED platform are now successful owners of business and employers of labour he added .


He advised them  to continue to comply with Covid19 prevention protocols throughout the orientation period.
He further disclosed that Federal Government has announced plan to make presentation of evidence of COVID19 vaccination by civil servants a prerequisite for gaining entry to publ5 offices from 1st December, 2021 therefore encouraged them to get vaccinated.


He thanked the governor of Sokoto State Aminu Waziri Tambuwal for his unalloyed support to the scheme 
The chief judge of Sokoto State Justice Muhammad Sa a’idu Sifawa represented by chief magistrate Amina Modi Yabo administered oath of allegiance to the 1350 corps members comprising 758 males and 600 females .

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