Lawan Hamisu Danhassan
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) seeks the support of the state government for better service delivery.
The State Coordinator of the Scheme Hajiya Aisha Tata Muhammad made the call when she paid a courtesy visit to the Commissioner Ministry for Rural and Community Development Dr Musa Iliyasu Kwankwaso in his office.
Hajiya Aisha Tata spoke intensively on the NYSC Scheme and said they were at the ministry to strengthen the established relationship between the ministry and youth corps members so as to work together and encourage the corps members to embark on community services.
The ministry has expressed appreciation and willingness to strengthen the relationship for a common good.
The NYSC State Coordinator frowned for the lack of community development services by the youth corps members at their places of postings, a situation she attributed to the negligence of community participation to support the corps members in that direction.
The Deputy Director Administration of the Ministry Hajiya Khadija H. Sa’id described the visit as timely, adding the ministry was mandated to work for rural development through the execution of viable projects such as access roads, rural electrification, and housing scheme among others.
The State Commissioner Ministry for Rural and Community Development Dr Musa Iliyasu Kwankwaso who spoke through the Acting Permanent Secretary Malan Salahudeen Habib Isa expressed appreciation and assured the ministry support and cooperation to work together and revive the situation.
He also pledged to coordinate a meeting with the NYSC office, the central working committee on development associations and zonal supervisors in the 44 Local Government Areas of the State to come up with strategies to achieve the set objectives.