Corps members to be instrumental for 2019 elections as 2018 batch B closes orientation camp

The combined three weeks orientation course exercise for Edo, Delta and Bayelsa states 2018 Batch B stream II corps embers has been rounded off on Tuesday, at the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation camp in Issele-Uku, Aniocha North local government of Delta state.

The Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa who was represented by the commissioner for higher education, Jude Senebe, while declaring the exercise closed reminded the corps members that as the nation was preparing for 2019 general election they should see themselves as veritable tool for the smooth conduct of the election.

He charged the corps members to be guided by the oath of service by being diligent, discipline and dedicated to this critical national programme.

Dr Okowa assured the corps members that Deltans were peace loving, hospitable and were ready to receive them in their various communities.

He, however, enjoined the corps members to embark on projects that would impact positively on the lives of the host communities.

The governor maintained that all local government chairmen, traditional rulers and security agencies should be mindful that their environment remain peaceful and safe for the corps members throughout the service year.

Earlier in a welcome address, the state NYSC coordinator, Mr. Ayodele Omotade, said that the corps members were fully equipped and ready for their primary assignments, saying that they had exhibited true discipline and loyalty with every sense of dedication.

While thanking Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for his continued support to the state NYSC, he urged the corps members to carry the message learnt from the orientation camp to their host communities.

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