BY DAYO ADESULU
The NYSC Director-General, Major General Shuaibu Ibrahim, has inaugurated a Senior Staff Quarters constructed at the Ondo State Orientation Camp, Ikare-Akoko.
The facility, which contains nine ensuite rooms, was constructed by the State Secretariat of the Scheme with support from the National Directorate Headquarters.
Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, Ibrahim commended the State Coordinator Mrs. Victoria Nnenna Ani for her thoughtfulness in putting up the edifice, adding that the initiative was well in line with his administration’s policy on welfare of Corps members and Staff.
He also expressed delight at the enthusiasm of Staff of the Secretariat, who had contributed towards the completion of the project, saying it was a demonstration of unity of purpose.
The Director-General reaffirmed the Management’s commitment to ensuring the provision of congenial environment for the smooth conduct of Orientation Course and other aspects of the Scheme’s operations.
Earlier, the State Coordinator, Mrs. Ani, recalled that the Director-General laid the foundation of the building in August 2021 and that it was completed within seven months.
Ani thanked the NYSC Top Management for lending support towards the execution of the project.
She also expressed appreciation of the financial contributions made by Staff of the Secretariat to the project.
The Director-General also used the occasion of his visit to address Corps members undergoing the 2022 Batch ‘A’ Stream Two Orientation Course at the Camp.
He enjoined them to avail themselves of the opportunity for self-employment provided through the SAED programe while also stressing the need to be security-conscious.