The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Ondo State, today, swore in 1,882 corps members of 2017 Batch ‘A’ Stream II deployed to the state for their one year compulsory service to the country.
This was made known earlier today by the NYSC State Coordinator, Ondo State, Mr. Sunday Robert Aroni, while delivering his speech at the Swearing-in ceremony of the 2017 Batch ‘A’ Stream II corps members at NYSC permanent orientation camp, Ikare Akoko.
Mr. Aroni also revealed that the figure of sworn in 2017 Batch ‘A’ Stream II corps members in the state is made up of 1,417 males and 465 females.
The State Coordinator appreciated the state Governor for his prompt response to the schemes request for Counterpart funding and renovation of the camp to bring it to standard level.
He also used the opportunity to call on the 18 Local government Chairmen in the state, to make their presence felt in the camp, by erecting structures to ease the accomodation problem. He said;
“I wish to appreciate His Excellency for his prompt response to our request for Counterpart fundung and renovation of the camp to bring it to standard level. I believe in no distant time this camp will be wearing a new look.
“Let me also use this opportunity to plead with His Excellency to encourage the 18 local government Chairmen in the state to make their presence felt in the camp by erecting structures which would be named after them to ease the accomodation problem faced in the camp by corps members and all camp officials.
“I am equally calling on all well meaning citizens of Ondo State to contribute towards this noble gesture of transforming Ondo NYSC camp.”