Mukhtar Yahya Usman
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) says about 22 out of the 2018 Batch B stream ll corps members who served in Kano state are to repeat their service year.
Ladan Baba, Kano state NYSC Coordinator disclosed this in an interview with reporters on Thursday.
Mr. Baba said the 22 corps members absconded for at least three consecutive months from their places of primary assignment or committed other serious offences.
“A total of 1,718, 2018 Batch B, stream 2 corps members passed out from Kano today in a low key winding up passing out organised in the zonal offices at Wudil, Bichi, and Kura as well as the NYSC Secretariat in the city”, he said.
He added that 18 corps members are to serve extension of service for between three weeks to four months, while few of them have been shortlisted for honors award and commendation.
The Coordinator commended the outgoing corps members for their contributions to the development of the state, especially in the areas of education, health, agriculture, rural infrastructure and the recently concluded general elections.
Mr Baba advised the corps members to continue to practice the entrepreneurship skills they acquired during their service year.
He also called on parents to dedicate some percentage of the tuition fees earlier given to their wards to establish businesses for self-reliance.
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