The Director General of National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier General YD Ahmed has inaugurated Skill Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development Centre inside Delta State Orientation Camp in Issele-Uku.
Speaking at the inauguration during his visit in the state on Wednesday, General Ahmed noted that the centre would serve as additional advantage and morale booster in the training of Corps Members in vocational skills.
While commending the NYSC Delta State Coordinator, Mr Alao Olusegun for his determination in completing the laudable one block of six-room project which was conceived by Late Mrs Folake Ndubusi-Johnson, a staff of NYSC Delta State Secretariat, who died in 2021, General Ahmed also commended the vision of the deceased staff who birthed the centre while he prayed that God repose her soul.
Prior to the the inauguration, the Director General had advised the 2023 Batch ‘C’ Stream Two Corps Members to respect the constituted camp authorities and use the three weeks Orientation period to establish long lasting friendship.
He warned the Corps members to be security conscious and avoid adventures that may expose them to danger.
“Respect the culture and traditions of the people you are going to serve. Add value to your communities.
Avoid the use of hard drugs, cybercrimes and other activities that can put you in danger”, the DG said.
Earlier in the day at Anambra State Orientation Camp in Umuawulu/Mbaukwu in Awka South Local Government Area of the State, General Ahmed admonished the Corps Members to embrace the four cardinal programmes of the NYSC namely; Orientation Course, Place of Primary Assignment, Community Development Service and Winding-Up/Passing-Out activities.
In both camps, the Director General was informed that the Corps Members have adjusted to the regimented camp life and are actively participating in all camp activities.