Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Thursday reiterated his commitment to improve on welfare and provide adequatesecurity for all corps member serving in the state.
Akeredolu stated this during the swearing -in ceremony of the 2019 Batch ‘C’ Stream 1 corps members at the NYSC Orientation Camp in Ikare Akoko, Akoko North East Local Government Area of the state.
“As a responsible government, I want to say, without mincing words that your welfare and security would be adequately taken care of during your service year.
“Our government will continue to improve on developmental projects and infrastructure that will encourage those who observe their mandatory service to want to stay and live in the state at the end of the service year,” he said.
Akeredolu, who was represented at the ceremony by Mr Dotun Owaniki, the Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development, admonished the corps members to take the orientation course seriously.
Akeredoku, therefore, appreciated all the stakeholders of the NYSC for their numerous supports which had over the years sustained the scheme to objectively and effectively deliver on its mandate.
“Let us continue with this positivism so that these young Nigerians will have a good tale to tell the whole world during and after the service year,” he said.
In her remarks, the state Coordinator of the NYSC, Mrs Grace Akpabio said that 2000 corps members were registered by midnight for the orientation programme.
Akpabio said that the NYSC was committed to ensure that the welfare and security of the corps members were taken care of during the one year duration of the programme.
She advised corps members with healthconditions to report at the camp clinic for monitoring and for their records to be taken.