Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has again emphasised that the need for corps members, particularly those serving in the state to be security conscious of their environment. Fayemi said his wish is to see all corps members, especially those post to Ekiti to return back to their parents and various homes safe and sound after the service year. The governor, who was represented by his deputy, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi gave the advice during the closing ceremony of 2019 Batch B, Stream 11 corps members’ Orientation course. The event took place at the National Youth Service Corps,(NYSC) Permanent Orientation Camp, Ise- Orun Emure-Ekiti, in Emure Government Area. Recent posts…. “I want you, corps members to be security conscious, again I want you to be security conscious! ” I wish to see all of you, corps members serving in Ekiti to return to your parents and home safe and sound after you might have completed your compulsory one year service,” Gov., Fayemi said. The governor however, urged corps members to support government at Federal, State and Local levels in the execution of programmes which are geared towards improving the lives of the rural communities across Nigeria. Fayemi, who disclosed that his administration would not hesitate to give State Honour Award to any outstanding corps members serving in the state, promised to always support NYSC scheme. Earlier in her welcome address, the Ekiti NYSC Coordinator, Mrs Emmanuella Okpongete pleaded with Gov., Fayemi to prevail on all government’s agencies in the state not to reject corps members posted to them. “We want to request that you stop rejection of corps members posted to Government Agencies. ” Our policy thrust on posting of corps members is to ensure that as much as possible, corps members are posted to places relevant to their field of studies,” Okpongete said. She then called on corps employers to give attention to the welfare of those posted to them in form of provision of modest accommodation and transport allowance. Roundoffnews also reported that 1800 corps members participated in the Batch B, Stream 11 Orientation course in Ekiti.
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