The director general, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Muhammad Fadah, has warned corps members to stay away from cult-related activities as the scheme has zero tolerance for cultism.
Fadah gave the warning during his visit to NYSC permanent orientation camp, Ikot Itie Udung in Nsit Atai local government area in Akwa Ibom, Saturday.
He admonished the corps members to demonstrate a high level of discipline to enhance their future careers.
He urged corps members to avoid using social media for spreading fake news, fuelling hatred, and other negative purposes. He said they should deploy the same for the promotion of national unity and development.
The DG reminded the corps members that white-collar jobs were no longer readily available, urging them to embrace the Skill Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development (SAED) to be self-employed.
“There are the dos and don’ts of the scheme, the few among don’t is these; cult and cultism, we have zero tolerance for that. Secondly, the use of social media, we are in a twenty-first-century generation that social media is very important, but make sure you use it positively and not in a negative way.
“Then drugs and drug-related issues. Please, don’t indulge in anything related to drugs. You can be more than this, just continue behaving very well and aspire to achieve your heart’s desires. Make sure you train yourself in any of the vocational skills, ” Fadah said.
The director general assured corps members that their welfare and security remained a top priority of the management of NYSC.
Fadah reminded the corps members to be patriotic and aspire for greatness as the future was very bright for them.