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Don’t Extort Corps Members, NYSC Coordinator Tells Officials

The National Youth Service Corps coordinator in Katsina State, Aisha Mohammed, has warned officials against extortion of corps members.

Mr Mohammed gave the warning in Katsina while addressing the heads of assignments for the forthcoming 2024 Batch ‘A’ stream I orientation course.

The NYSC three weeks orientation course is scheduled to begin on Thursday.

She said, “The warning is to draw your attention to redouble your commitment against such acts while on duty. I will be embarking on unscheduled inspection to local government areas. Any official found not on ground will face sanctions.’’

The coordinator called on the staff members to handle their assigned duties with marked professional devotion and also seriousness.

She further stressed the importance of better administration by adhering to the right thing in their respective roles.

She urged them to be courteous when attending to corps members, especially at their arrival to the camp.

She also called the attention of zonal and local government inspectors to caution the corps members on the implications of improper dressing and travelling without permission.

The NYSC boss advised the staff to take good care of their health, emphasising on the need for them to stay healthy to be able to carry out their assigned duties accordingly.

At the event, Allen Charles-Chisom was announced as the Katsina camp director for the forthcoming orientation exercise.


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