Corps warns against tribal, religious sentiment

Prospective Corps Members have been warned not to use their service year to inflame ethnic or tribal sentiments in their host communities but rather uphold the ideals of national unity for which reason the NYSC Scheme was established.

The NYSC Chief Executive, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim gave this warning while addressing Corps Members in Anambra State Orientation Camp, Umuawulu/Mbaukwu, Awka South Local Government Area of the State on Saturday.

He said Corps Members are agents of social transformation, national cohesion and socio-economic development of the country.

The DG urged them to imbibe good conduct, religious tolerance and eschew stereotype that are inimical to the corporate entity of the country. ‘Stay away from crime, drugs and avoid cyber crime. Don’t put your lives at risk through your actions.

Take advantage of the potentials of NYSC and l assure you that you are the future leaders of this country’. ”Avoid night journey and abide by the NYSC rules and regulations’, General Ibrahim said.

The NYSC helmsman also urged them to adhere strictly to the holy books of their religion and avoid all forms of misdemeanor throughout the service year. General Ibrahim’s visit which coincided with Sunday service took him to the NCCF, NACC and MCAN worship centres in camp where he addressed the prospective Corps Members to be their brother’s keeper.

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