By ur Taraba state correspondent
The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Brd Gen Sule Kazaure has admonished corps members presently observing their one year mandatory programme in Taraba state and the country at large to take the skills acquisition programme of the scheme seriously.
Kazaure who gave the charge at the orientation camp located in Sebre, Ardo-Kola local government of Taraba, said the need for the corps members to take serious the ongoing skills acquisition serious, have become relevant as that would discourage them from seeking for white cooler job after their service year.
The DG who was represented by the director skills acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development of NYSC , Nuhu Kwaghe,said the DG observed that the prospects of white cola jobs in the country are becoming increasingly cumbers
Urging the corps members the corps to take advantage of the ongoing scheme so that they can become self reliant after their service year said “Among other things, I urge you to take the skills acquisition programme very serious.”
This , according to him “is one of the major advantages of this scheme. It is expected that after your service year, you should be able to stand on your own and even employ others, rather than moving from one office to the other in search if government jobs that have become increasingly unavailable”
He further cautioned the corps members against keeping bad company and other unwholesome behaviour that could jeopardize their service year and their future.
On her own part, the state coordinator of NYSC Florence Yaakugh informed the DG and corps members that arrangement have been concluded for the commencement of payment of state allowances to corps members in the state.
The state chapter of the NYSC as stated by her has recorded remarkable improvement in all ramifications but noted that the there are critically challenging areas that need urgent improvement especially for the provision of perimeter fence around the female hostess and a larger and more conducive lecture hall that would accommodate all the corps members during trainings.