Shun anti-social behaviour for Nigeria to thrive, Katsina Gov tells corps members 

Shun anti-social behaviour for Nigeria to thrive, Katsina Gov tells corps members 

By Faith Awa Maji, Katsina

The Katsina State Governor, Malam Dikko Umar Radda through his Deputy, Faruq Lawal, has told members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) deployed to the area to shun any form of anti-social behaviour.

He made this known on Tuesday at the swearing-in ceremony of the 2024 Batch ‘A’ stream 1 corps members in Katsina.

He urged them to see their call to service as a rare opportunity, mark of honour and recognition to the fatherland.

“My distinguished corps members, no matter the situation you may find yourselves during the service year, I urge you to see this rare opportunity of your

call to service as a mark of honour and recognition of your worth to the fatherland.

“Let me reiterate that during your stay in this camp and throughout your service year, you are to shun cultism, political as well as religious intolerance or any other form of anti-social behaviour.

“You are to be guided by the motto of the NYSC scheme which is “SERVICE AND HUMILITY, bearing in mind the oath of allegiance you have sworn to uphold. All hands must be on deck to move this nation forward, the Governor said.

On her part, the State NYSC Coordinator, Aisha Muhammad, noted that over the years, the NYSC scheme has been able to inculcate in the youth, the spirit of positive citizenship and leadership values including the ideals of commitment to national assignment, constructive engagement, patriotism, integrity, diligence and loyalty to the fatherland hence there is need for sustenance. 

“My dear corps members, through active participation in all camp activities and programmes, you will be preparing yourselves physically and mentally for a successful service year. 

“Therefore, I urge you all to take the orientation programme very seriously, stay disciplined and remain focused during the orientation course.

The Chief Judge of the State, Justice Musa Abubakar Danladi, administered the oath of allegiance on the corps members.

A total of 1,343 corps members were sworn in, comprising 677 males and 666 females.

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