By Barnabas Augustine
The Executive Governor of Adamawa State, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has enjoined the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Members posted to the State to value the customs and traditions of the people they will meet when they were posted for their primary assignment and not to interfere with their local politics.
Governor AUF hammered on this during the passing out parade of the 2019 Batch B, Stream 1 corps members who were posted to Adamawa State numbering 2,060.
During the event which was held simultaneously in 36 States of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Governor Fintiri applauded the general conduct of the corps members which he said has proven that the people of the county will soon break all the barriers that are causing division among its citizens resulting to under development of the country.
Governor Fintiri assured the Corps Members of their security as he said Adamawa is home to all of them and the indigenes are peace lovers and accommodative and urged Corps Members to embrace them and give their quota to develop the State.
He urged the corps members to locate centres where they can speed up the process of perfecting the various skills they learnt from the camp through the skill acquisition and entrepreneurship development training for their self-reliant.
Speaking earlier, the State Coordinator of NYSC Malam Ibrahim Muhammad Tukur said during the training the corps members were drilled into national issues and entrepreneurship skills to enable them be self reliant after their one year national service.
Malam Tukur thanked the state government for supporting the NYSC Scheme in Adamawa and hoped such will be maintained for progress of the scheme.
Highlight of the event was inspecting of a Quarter Guard mounted by the Corps Members and a Ceremonial Parade in slow and quick match by Governor Fintiri.