By: Babagana Bukar Wakil, Maiduguri.
The governor of Borno state, Northeast Nigeria, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum has assured NYSC members serving in Borno state full protection and security cover everywhere they are posted for their primary assignment.
The governor said this while receiving the Director General of NYSC Brig. General Shuabu Ibrahim and his entourage on a courtesy visit.
Zulum said, their visit is timely most especially at this time when Borno is gradually recovering from Boko Haram shackles and commended the Corp members serving in the state for their support and cooperation in the discharge of their duties.
He requested the DG NYSC to allow the next batch of corps members to have their orientation in Maiduguri adding that those to be posted should be people who would add value to the state especially in the areas of health care, science education, and technical expertise.
To this end the governor directed the office of the Secretary to the State Government, to compile a comprehensive data of all the corps members in the state adding that every corps member must have an account and their allowances be paid within a week.
The DG NYSC, Brig Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim thanked the governor and the people of Borno State for making life very comfortable for all corps members in the state.