The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Tuesday, said that a total of 517 corps members deployed for 2022 Batch C Stream 2 service year in Delta State would undergo their mandatory orientation course in Anambra State.
The Anambra State Coordinator, NYSC, Mrs Blessing Ekene Iruma, disclosed this during the swearing in ceremony for the batch held at the State Permanent Orientation Camp in Mbaukwu/Umuawulu, Awka South Local Government Area.
According to her, the Delta State Orientation Camp was not readily available for the exercise to be hold in Delta due to the ongoing National Sports Festival holding at the State with many activities.
She, however, noted that the 517 corps members, which included 360 females and 157 males would at the end of the training return to finish their service year at various communities and institutions in Delta State.
Iruma further added that the scheme deployed a total of 1,123 corps members which included 471 males and 652 females, to serve in Anambra State.
She said, “A total of 1,123 corps members were deployed to serve in Anambra State for 2022 Batch C stream 2. They are 471 males and 652 females. We also have a total of 517 corps members (157 males and 360 females) deployed to serve in Delta State that will have their orientation course here (Anambra). Delta State Orientation Camp is not readily available due to the ongoing National Sports festival.
“Therefore, the total number of corps members we are swearing in today are 1,640. I am delighted to inform you that since their arrival in Anambra State, these set of young patriots have been disciplined, understanding and even been helpful in the day to day running of the camp by joining various committees.
“I urge you to adapt quickly to the regimented structure of this orientation course, learn new things, unlearn a few others, make new friends and utilise the opportunity to contribute your quota to the development of Anambra State particularly in education sector. The NYSC will continue supporting the government of Anambra State in ensuring manpower deployment for healthcare delivery to the rural communities where they are needed and agricultural extension work to boost food production.”