Governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has called on corps members deployed to the state to partner with the state government to ensure holistic development of their host communities.
He also cautioned corps members deployed for the 2023 Batch C, Stream II mandatory service year in the state against frivolous relocation.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, who made this known during the opening/ swearing-in ceremony at the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Boro Town, assured the corps members that the welfare packages provided to the corps members by the State are unprecedented and peculiar.
Gov. Diri represented by the Executive Assistant to the Governor on NYSC Matters, Mr. Wisdom Poyeri, charged the newly sworn-in corps members to render quality service to the state and the nation at large and expressed hope that their development will reach all the nooks and crannies of the state.
Governor Diri also urged the corps members to participate actively in all camp activities to boost their citizenship, leadership skills, assuring that his administration will continue to support the scheme to achieve its set aims.
He assured them of adequate security and welfare as well as conducive environment to serve the nation.
In her opening remarks, The State Co -ordinator, Mrs Okpalifo Obiageli Charity disclosed that the corps members deployed to the state are being registered and gradually adjusting to the demands of the orientation exercise.
She commended the State Governor for the on going construction of two additional hostels in the camp and appealed for completion in first quarter of 2024 to provide sufficient accommodation for camp participants.
Highlight of the event was the administration of National and NYSC pledges on the corps members by the State Chief Judge, Hon. Justice Maltide Abrakasa Ayemieye represented by Hon. Justice I. Eradiri.