The National Youths Service Corps, NYSC has tasked serving corps members to delve into promising entrepreneurship trainings and acquired the necessary skills to earn a living during and after their service year.
The Director-General NYSC, Major General Shuaibu Ibrahim, gave the advisory to the 2022 Batch A Stream II Corps members, noting that theirs no white-collar job waiting for them anywhere in the country.
Ibrahim reiterated the importance of the Skill Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development Program (SAED) and urged the corps members to embrace the programme to shape their future.
According to him, through programmes such as SAED, corps members can acquire skills that will sustain them in their future after concluding their one-year mandatory service to the nation.
The DG also warned the corps members against violating camp rules and regulations.
He reminded the corps members that they were not only representing themselves but also their parents as well as their various institutions of learning. He warned that anyone found disobeying camp rules would be dealt with the NYSC Bye-Laws.
The NYSC DG made the call at the swearing-in program of the corps members in Katsina state.
The DG who was represented by the NYSC State Coordinator, Alhaji Alhidjo Yahaya, in address also emphasized on the need for Corps members to learn at least a trade before leaving the orientation Camp. He admonished the corps members to take the NYSC SAED in-camp training seriously.
The DG also reminded the corps members that the COVID-19 pandemic is still very much around, hence all corps members should take the vaccine and adhere strictly to the COVID-19 safety protocols.
Ibrahim also warned corps mem to desist from using the social media to promote negative and social vices, urging them to instead use it to promote national unity and integration.