Not less than 780 prospective Batch B Stream One A Corp members have been deployed to Anambra State for the one year mandatory service.
The swearing in ceremony of the Corp members, which took place at the Anambra State Permanent Orientation Camp, Umuawulu-Mbaukwu, attracted Governor Willie Obiano, Political appointees, Security agencies, Heads of ministries, Departments and Agencies.
Odogwublog reports that Governor Obiano described the NYSC, as a call to unrelenting and selfless service to the nation.
Governor Obiano represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Professor Solo Chukwulobelu, expressed conviction that their keen sense of judgment and natural talents will be harnessed towards giving them the necessary leverage to contribute their quota to nation building.
He reassured the corps members of their safety and well-being and encouraged them to align themselves with his administration’s vision and developmental drive for the state.
Also in his address, the Anambra State Coordinator of the NYSC, Mr. Kehinde Aremu, thanked the governor for identifying with the youths assuring that they would never forget and shall pay him back through diligent service to the state.
In her remark, the Commissioner for Youth Empowerment and Creative Economy, Professor Theresa Obiekezie, encouraged the Corp members to participate actively in the course curriculum aimed at preparing them for leadership roles in the near future.
She informed them that their predecessors have always served Anambra State diligently and charged them to do their best to surpass them thereby writing their names in the sands of time.
Speaking with the ABS, some of the prospective Corp members, including Messrs Usuman Adamu and Chijioke Monye, said they expect to have a memorable service year in the state and as well contribute their quota to the development of the state.
Swearing in of Batch B Stream One A Corp members by the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Onochie Anyachebelu, represented by Justice Ndigwe, formed the highpoint of the ceremony.