Benue NYSC Coordinator admonishes corps members!

IYanuOluwa Corp member presenting her award to Shicha NYSC State Coordinator

…As benefiting community village head urge other corp members to emulate IYanuOluwa

By Titus Atondu, Makurdi

Benue  state Coordinator National Youth Service Corp (NYSC), Mr. Joshua Shicha has called on corps members servings in the state to write their names in the sands of time by impacting positively on their host communities.

Shicha made the call  on Thursday during the commissioning of a borehole project executed by a serving corps member in Ikyo Community ,North bank  Makurdi her place of Primary assignment.

The State Coordinator advised that every corps member  should endeavor to leave indelible mark in the host community for the  sake of humanity and posterity.

.Mr schicha  was highly elated over the execution of the borehole project admonished  the initiator  IyanuOluwa Shittu serving with the  Federal University’ Of  Agriculture Makurdi to continue with the good work of development because in no distant time she will be rewarded for her good work.

Earlier,  the village head of Ikyo Chief Adi Sylverster  and his subjects who were overwhelmed by the kind gesture of the serving Corp member by identifying their challenge of lack of water in the  community,  provide a permanent solution by providing  a  motorized borehole in the community.

The Village head called on other  corps  members to emulate what one of their own has done  and extend same to their respective  communities of their primary assignment.

Nigerian NewsDirect reports that IYanuOluwa who has less than a month to exit the National service explained that the idea to carry out the project was prompted as soon as she came into the community and identified water as the major challenge of the community and  being a Social Development Goals (SDG’s) facilitator.

She further explained that  it was  very difficult in accessing piped burned water most especially during the dried seasons.

She   appreciated the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University’of Agriculture, Professor Richard Kimbir, the University chapel, friends both home and abroad for supporting her to achieve one of her dreams.

Nigerian NewsDirect reports highlights of the event to include; presentation of award to the corps member by the Ikyo community, the university chapel and friends,  Hunundred yam tubers  were contributed and donated  by the happy villagers.


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