NYSC: 2 die, 3 to repeat service year in Sokoto
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NYSC: 2 die, 3 to repeat service year in Sokoto

Two National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members have died, while three others will repeat their service year for allegedly absconding from duty in Sokoto state.

The NYSC Coordinator in the state, Alhaji Usman Yakubu-Yaro, announced this at the presentation of certificates to 2022 Batch ‘A’ Stream II Corps members in Sokoto on Friday.

Yakubu-Yaro said that six other corps members had their services extended by different periods for absenteeism among others offences.

He said the scheme had zero tolerance for truancy and those caught engaging in such would be sanctioned appropriately.

A total of 763 corps members successfully completed the service during the period.

Two members received the prestigious Sultan Sa’ad Abubakar awards for outstanding contributions to the development of their host communities.

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The coordinator thanked Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto for his love and support for the scheme over the years.

Yakubu-Yaro praised the governor for his commitment to the sustenance of payment of allowances to corps members.

“I also seize this opportunity to thank the Sultan of Sokoto for his unflinching support of the scheme.

“This has demonstrated his love for youths and NYSC in particular,” Yakubu-Yaro said.

He urged institutions to continue supporting corps members on business development plans and enterprises.

The coordinator urged the outgoing corps members to be good ambassadors of the scheme and also maximise the skill acquisition and entrepreneurship learnt during the service year.



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