No fewer than four members of the National Youths Service Corps serving in Katsina state were said to have lost their lives to various illness during the recently concluded 2017 Batch ‘A’ stream one Youth Corp service year.
The NYSC Katsina state Coordinator stated this during the passing out parade of more than two thousand Youth Corp members that have successfully completed their service year.
Thirty of amongst them were given state Honours award, six are to have their service year extended four traveling out of the state without permission, while fifteen are to face various disciplinary actions.
The Katsina state government through the Special Adviser to the state Governor on Youth Development acknowledges the contributions of the Youth Corp members during their service year in the state.
Earlier, Governor Aminu Bello Masari said the award is to demonstrate its gratitude to Corp members who distinguished themselves and have contributed significantly to the development of the state.
The Governor represented by his Special Adviser on Youth Development and Chairman, Katsina NYSC Governing Board, Alhaji Ibrahim Khalil Aminu, said the government action is to encourage other serving corps members to step up effort in leaving indelible marks in the communities where they served.