The National Youth Service Corps has been described as a crucial symbol of cultural integration and national unity.
The Regent of Otuoke community in Ogbia local government area of Bayelsa state, Chief Ariwaremi Paul while hosting the NYSC Bayelsa at the community town hall during an integration programme, said that the NYSC is the best thing that will ever happen to Nigeria.
The Regent charged the corps members to be disciplined, patriotic, committed ,dedicated and respectful to traditional institutions.He assured the Service Corps that the Otuoke Community will continue to provide an enabling environment and support the group and individual Community Development Service projects of the corps members.
In her remarks, the Bayelsa State Coordinator, Mrs Loto Bolade thanked the Regent, Council of Chiefs, Elders, Youths, Women and the entire members for the peaceful and cordial relationship existing between the Service Corps and Otuoke community.
“Otueke community is a preferred choice of most corps members because of the hospitality, peace and accommodation. It is my hope that the partnership will be mutually beneficial.” She said.
Mrs Loto agreed with the Regent that the NYSC remains the champion of national unity, peace, and cultural integration. She stressed that the Service Corps is undeniably the Soul of Nigeria.