Add Value to Your Host Communities - DG tells Corps Members

Corps Members have been enjoined to explore all avenues that would improve the living standard of their host communities. NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Sulaiman Kazaure, stated this today in Bauchi Orientation Camp, Wailo, while addressing 2017 Batch 'B' Stream Two Corps Members deployed to Adamawa, Yobe and Bauchi states. 

He said every Corps Member should assist in the provision of the felt needs of their host environments. 

Kazaure also advised the Corps Members to imbibe and adapt to the four cardinal programmes of the NYSC Scheme, which forms the bedrock of a successful service year. 

Speaking further, the Chief Executive urged them to imbibe good moral values of good conduct in their places of primary assignments at all times. 

In his remarks, Bauchi State Coordinator, Mr James Afolayan, told the Director-General that the orientation camp is yet to be connected to the National grid because of the vandalization of the line conveying power to the camp from Bauchi. 

He added that the synergy among all Camp Officials has enabled a seamless Orientation exercise from inception till date. 

The Coordinator said the camp clinic was set up by medical personnel from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Teaching Hospital, Bauchi. 

Afolayan also disclosed that the medicare in camp include; 29 doctors, 2 nurses, 9 pharmacists, 2 optometrists, 1 dental therapist, 2 dentists, 7 medical laboratory scientists, 2 physiologists and 3 physiotherapists, all working towards effective health service delivery. '

A total of 1,930 Corps Members were registered comprising 1, 085 males and 845 females. Adamawa registered 610 Corps Members comprising 348 males and 262 females. 

Bauchi registered 1,034 Corps Members comprising 530 males and 504 females, while Yobe registered 286 Corps Members comprising 207 males and 79 females', Afolayan said.

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