The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has posted 1,800 corps members to bandits-plagued Zamfara under the 2021 Batch B, Stream 1 of the scheme.
Zamfara has in recent times witnessed several killings and kidnappings by bandits.
The NYSC coordinator in Zamfara, Namalam Muhammad-Taura, disclosed this during the swearing-in ceremony of the corps members at the permanent orientation camp in Tsafe, Tsafe local government area.
“On behalf of the NYSC DG Brig. Gen. Shua’ibu Ibrahim, I congratulate you on the successful completion of your academic endeavours from your various institutions of higher learning,” said Muhammad-Taura. “My dear compatriots, your call to the national service is an opportunity given to you by Nigerians, through the scheme, to contribute your own quota towards making this nation great.”
He commended the Zamfara government and the public for supporting the NYSC’s operations, adding that the camp officials, security agencies and other stakeholders also deserve to be applauded.