Recession: NYSC asks for subsidized feeding

The Enugu State Command of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC),
has asked the state government to subsidize the feeding of the Corps
members, because of the increase in their


This plea was made by Mrs. Nwano Ukagha, who is the Enugu State
Coordinator of the NYSC, during the swearing-in ceremony of the 2016
Batch B Corps members at the State Orientation Camp in Awgu, Enugu State
on Monday.
Ukagha said that despite all the support the state had been giving to
them, it was constrained to solicit for more, especially in the
provision of facilities in camp.
Some of the Corps members deployed to the state, told Vanguard that
except for inadequate water supply, other facilities as hostel,
electricity and social services were in fair supply.
The State Commissioner for Education, Prof. Uchenna Eze, who
represented Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi at the ceremony said: “I wish
remind you of the importance of the NYSC programme and the need to be
committed to the realization of its objectives. In order to make success
of this assignment, you must be dedicated, focused and ready to apply
yourselves to the activities of the orientation course.”
A total of 2,169 Corps members were registered in the camp, comprising 1,201 males and 968 females.
(Source: dailypost)
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