Skills acquisition, best programme for NYSC members, says Chinwendu Chukwu

Chikwendu Chukwu

By: Mike Ubani

Rivers State National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Coordinator, Chief Chinwendu Chukwu, says the Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development, (SAED) programme for corps members is the best thing to happen to them.

He stated this while presiding over the swearing-in ceremony of 2020 Batch B Stream 2 corps members at the NYSC permanent orientation camp, Nonwa-Gbam Tai.

Chief Chukwu  called on governments at all levels in the country as well as critical stakeholders on youths development to give priority to graduate youths empowerment by aggressively establishing skills acquisition platforms such as the NYSC SAED programme so as to set the nation on the path of economic progress and prosperity.

He charged the corps members to take the 9-day on camp SAED training seriously and leverage on the advantages it offers them to become entrepreneurs and business owners. 

Speaking further, the Rivers state NYSC boss directed the corps members to strictly comply with all the laid down Covid-19 guidelines/protocols as established by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) in order to ensure a safe camping exercise.

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He also charged them to be ready to leave indelible footprints in the sands of time in the host community where they are to serve during their primary assignment.

Chief Chukwu advised the corps members to be disciplined on camp, exhibit exemplary conduct, be dedicated and committed in all that they are asked to do so as to enjoy a fulfilling and rewarding orientation exercise.

Earlier, the Chief Judge of Rivers state, Hon. Justice Iyayi Laminkara, represented by Hon. Justice M.W Danagogo, had administered the Oath of Allegiance to the corps members.

Highlights of the swearing-in ceremony was the sample signing of the oath form before the Chief Judge by representatives of the platoons and a three hearty cheers to the Review Officer and State Coordinator.

Rivers State National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Coordinator, Chief Chinwendu Chukwu, says the Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development, (SAED) programme for corps members is the best thing to happen to them.

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He stated this while presiding over the swearing-in ceremony of 2020 Batch B Stream 2 corps members at the NYSC permanent orientation camp, Nonwa-Gbam Tai.

Chief Chukwu  called on governments at all levels in the country as well as critical stakeholders on youths development to give priority to graduate youths empowerment by aggressively establishing skills acquisition platforms such as the NYSC SAED programme so as to set the nation on the path of economic progress and prosperity.

He charged the corps members to take the 9-day on camp SAED training seriously and leverage on the advantages it offers them to become entrepreneurs and business owners. 

Speaking further, the Rivers state NYSC boss directed the corps members to strictly comply with all the laid down Covid-19 guidelines/protocols as established by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) in order to ensure a safe camping exercise.

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He also charged them to be ready to leave indelible footprints in the sands of time in the host community where they are to serve during their primary assignment.

Chief Chukwu advised the corps members to be disciplined on camp, exhibit exemplary conduct, be dedicated and committed in all that they are asked to do so as to enjoy a fulfilling and rewarding orientation exercise.

Earlier, the Chief Judge of Rivers state, Hon. Justice Iyayi Laminkara, represented by Hon. Justice M.W Danagogo, had administered the Oath of Allegiance to the corps members.

Highlights of the swearing-in ceremony was the sample signing of the oath form before the Chief Judge by representatives of the platoons and a three hearty cheers to the Review Officer and State Coordinator.

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