The coordinator made the appeal during aninterview with the News Agency of Nigeria
(NAN) on Friday in Kano.
According to him, if the state government
starts offering permanent appointments to such
corps members, it will encourage them to
perform better toward the development of the
state and the country.
He said that the Federal Government was
already offering such appointments to the
overall best performing corps members in the
country, including award of scholarships to
further their education.
Baba commended the state government for
fulfilling its promise of paying N5, 000 to each
corps member serving under the states and the
local governments, while calling on private
organisations to take a cue.
The coordinator also said that five out of the
2,185 corps members who just passed out,
received the 2016 Kano State Honours Awards.
According to him, the awardees are recognised
for their “wonderful’’ performance during their
service years, especially toward the
development of the state and the country in
Baba said the awardees bagged such honour
due to their patriotism, selflessness, dedication
and commitment during their service year in
“They have done so much during their stay at
camp and also at their places of primary
assignments for the development of the state
and the country.
“This is especially in the areas of education,
health and agriculture. And other five corps
members will also repeat their service year for
various offences,” he said.
“These corps members that will repeat their
service year were found guilty of absconding for
three or more consecutive months during their
one year mandatory period.”
According to him, most of them have
absconded completely from their duties without
taking permissions from the NYSC or their
places of primary assignments.
He said that in Batch 1, Stream 2, 12 of them
were repeating their service presently while five
in Stream 2 were serving the same punishment.
NAN reports that out of Stream I and 2, 42
corps members had been given extension of
their service by various months owing to