Corps members have been advised to serve their fatherland as good representatives of their families, institutions and the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC.
The NYSC Director General, Brigadier General Yusha’u Dogara Ahmed gave the advice in his address to Corps members at Benue State Orientation Camp in Wannune, Tarka Local Government Area of the State.
He admonished them to uphold the ideals of the Scheme as laid by its founding fathers by being patriotic, selfless and loyal to constituted authorities.
General Ahmed also advised the Corps members to relate very well with their host communities and leave indelible footprints of good memories.
“Be ready to participate in SAED post-camp training and equip yourselves with skills that will make you financially independent.
“We have partnered with many stakeholders that will give you loans that will enable you to finance your business ideas.
“Protect your integrity, be diligent, adhere to NYSC dress code and be security conscious at all times”, the DG said.
The NYSC Benue State Orientation, Mr Abe Dankaro Ashumate in his report, said the Corps members have been highly enthusiastic and well disciplined since they arrived at the camp.
As at the time of the Director General’s visit, 1,499 Corps members made up of 762 males and 737 females were in camp.