Yobe approves Model School conversion to NYSC orientation camp


Government Model Boarding Primary School, Dazigau, Nangere Local Government area of Yobe State would be converted to a permanent orientation camp for National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).

This move comes as Yobe Governor, Mai Mala Buni, approved the conversion on Friday.

Permanent Secretary, Ministry for Youths, Sports, Social and Community Development, Galtima Mai Ali, announced this during the signing of contract agreement for the renovation of the school on Thursday in Nangere.

Representing Buni, Mai Ali said that the state government thought it important to provide a permanent orientation camp for Nigerian youths participating in the compulsory service, following the suspension of orientation exercise at the former camp in Fika due insurgents’ activities.

Buni also stressed that his administration was committed to the actualization of the objectives of NYSC scheme in the state.

In his remarks, the contractor, Ibrahim Adamu, Chairman of Bazam MFRI Construction Company, Nigeria Ltd, promised to complete the renovation within the stipulated time of two months, saying the work had already commenced.

Coordinator of NYSC in Yobe, Grace Adzer, also thanked the state government for the gesture.

She said the provision of the permanent orientation camp would lead to an increase in the number of corps members deployed to Yobe state.

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