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NYSC threatens to withdraw corps members from Bayelsa state

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has threatened to withdraw corps members from Bayelsa state if their security is not guaranteed.

Suleiman Kazaure, the director General of the scheme, made this known on Tuesday April 2nd when he visited the 2019 batch A corps members at the NYSC orientation camp at Kaiama in Kolokuma/Opokuma local government area of the state.

Speaking during his visitation, Kazaure said

“I have come to see the 2019 Batch ‘A’ corps members in the camp, and to assess some facilities in the camp, but our major concern here is the safety of this young people,” said the NYSC DG. I am very concerned about the incident that happened last two weeks – where two corps members were killed. We are working with other security agencies to ensure their safety during their primary assignments.

“Governor Seriake Dickson should do the needful about security of corps members. These young ones are national assets on national assignment, and if nothing is done by the state, we will withdraw corps members from serving in Bayelsa State.”

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