By Yetunde Oladejo, Osogbo
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Osun State on Thursday said it has redeployed 160 corps members, from Batch C, Stream II, posted to the state.
The State Coordinator of NYSC, Mr Emmanuel Attah who disclosed this during the courtesy visit of the NYSC Director-General, Brig.-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure to the Osun NYSC permanent Orientation Camp in Ede, stated that the affected members were relocated based on ill heath, being pregnant and nursing mothers.
He explained that 101 of those given redeployment were nursing mothers and pregnant women while 59 were redeployed based on health grounds.
He stated that those redeployed on health grounds were initially given primary treatment in the camp before they were sent to their respective states for more parental cares.
Attah said the state NYSC has been up and doing to make sure that corps members deployed to the state were given the best treatment in order to have a smooth and fruitful stay in the state.
The NYSC Director-General, while addressing the corps members in the camp, congratulated them for graduating and making it to the NYSC to serve their fatherland.
The DG, who was represented by Alhaji Salawu Abdulrazak, Director, NYSC Human Resource Management, charged the corps members to be security conscious.
He also warned them not to get entangled in politics for their safety, and also to embrace their post camp postings in good faith as well as make impart and leave good legacy behind, wherever they find themselves.
Kazaure admonished the corps members to use the camping opportunity to interact and create friendship that would transcend beyond the NYSC service, saying the essence of the scheme was to forster unity of the country.
He also advised them to pay attention and get involve in the skill acquisition programme of the scheme, saying there were no available white collar jobs again, and that the skills acquired during service year could be what they would build and sustain themselves with.