Osun state governor, Gboyega Oyetola has implored corps members posted to the state for the mandatory 12-month National service to never cut corner and take back door to success, urging them to place premium on dignity of labour.
Oyetola enjoined them to follow an honourable path that could make them a worthy ambassadors of their nation and a responsible citizens as well.
The governor, who was represented by his Chief of staff, Dr Charles Akinola, said this at the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Permanent Camp , Ede, during the end of 3-week orientation programme for the 2019 Batch ‘B’ Stream 1 corps members.
He advised them to get prepare for the future through productive engagements that are of immense value to their families and the nation at large.
He said : ” As you begin another journey of life, always thrive to contribute your quotas meaningfully to the growth and stability of our nation, and build a worthy future for yourself and coming generation.
“As you all know that our country is presently facing a serious security challenges that require concerted efforts to solve, you must always work towards peace and harmonious co-existence among the diverse people of Nigeria.
“Also, you must hold your host communities in high esteem and treat them with utmost respect for you to learn their culture and tradition as a way of fostering National cohesion”.
Earlier in his remarks, the NYSC state coordinator, Mr Adegoke Ayodele disclosed that 2,401 corps members were deployed to the the state and in which 70 percent of them have been posted to various educational institutions to impact knowledge.
He therefore charged the corps members to take skills acquisition and entrepreneurship development programme serious, adding that the programme is aimed at building capacity of corps members and instill array of skills in them to be able to cope with menace of unemployment in Nigeria.
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