Governor Simon Bako Lalong has urged the outgoing 2014 Batch C corps members who served in Plateau state not to let their relationship with the state be in vain.
The Governor was represented by the deputy governor, Prof Sonni Tyoden, this medium learnt that the the corps members were also trained in various vocational and skills acquisitions programs.
Lalong expressed appreciation of the government and the people of Plateau state to the award winning corps members for their outstanding contributions to their host communities.
“Always see yourselves as ambassadors of this state and the nation at large where you all find yourselves. We will not forget in a hurry the noble role played by the outgoing NYSC members in ensuring that the 2015 general elections were free and credibly”.
Governor Lalong has commended the NYSC scheme for achievements recorded in education, Health care delivery, rural transformation, social services, agriculture and infrastructural in various parts of the state.
The state coordinator of NYSC Plateau state, Mr Abdul-razak Salawu commended NYSC scheme for introduction of national cohesion and integration, while assisting in ensuring the spread of needed manpower throughout the country.
He commended the highly successful free surgical operations involving over 50 patients carried out in Ballang Shillang community, in Pankshin Local government Area.
Salawu reiterated that, the Plateau NYSC to organize sensitization campaigns and rallies around the state to fight youth idleness, drug and alcoholic abuse by discouraging the teeming youths to be productive and be useful to the society.
According to him, the scheme has impacted positively to communities and has kept alive the dreams of its founding fathers and will do more if given necessary support.