About 1500 National Youth Service Corp NYSC batch ‘A’ members Borno state have commenced the three weeks orientation course in Katsina. Daily trust reports
Speaking at their swearing-in ceremony at the temporary camp situated within the Civil Defence College in Katsina, Borno state Governor Kashim Ibrahim urged the corp members to re-dedicate themselves to nation building.
He said the NYSC scheme provides a platform to to develop opnes great virtues of discipline, industry and patritism adding that as change agents government believes in the scheme in view of its importance in nation building.
‘”Borno government has taken various steps through rehabilitation, reconstruction and resettlement programme to address infrastructural inadequacies and decay as a result of insurgency that has nearly cripple the state'” he added.
Earlier, the state’s NYSC coordinator Rabiu Aminu enjoined the corp members to exhibit high level of respect and discipline saying the camping period is filled with activities which needs active participation.