Authority of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Delta State Says no fewer than 1,513 Corps members were awarded Certificates in Batch B stream 11, while 13 Others were asked to repeat their Service for Sundry Offences
Delta State Coordinator, NYSC, Mr Benjamin Ayodele Omotade who Confirmed this to Journalists in Asaba on Wednesday, said that out of the 1,513 Corps Members, three were awarded Special Certificates of Commendation for Outstanding Performance, disclosing that the thirteen Corps Members who asked to repeat were involved in Sundry Offences and Illegal activities against the NYSC bye-laws.
Omotade further disclosed that 28 Corps members would face Periods of extension ranging from two weeks to two months for different Offences Committed during the Service year, Stressing that the thirteen Corps Members major offence, was abscondment from Service
‘We took the decision to Punish erring Corps members in accordance with the NYSC bye-laws and they took the laws for granted and we have no choice than to implement the Punishment that Follows so that others can learn”, Omotade said.
The NYSC Coordinator said that the decision to Punish the erring Corps Members was based on the recommendation of the state NYSC Disciplinary Committee and advised Corps Members who were issued Certificates to take advantage of the Skills Acquisitions experience during their Service year for Self employment and Usefulness.
“It’s important that they engage themselves with the training they got during Service year to Sustain themselves, instead of relying on their parents or waiting for white Collar Jobs that will not immediately Come to them”, he said