By Abel Leonard, Lafia
Youth and Sports Commissioner, Ambassador Lucky Isaac Yargwa said Nasarawa State is the best state for entrepreneurs to thrive, advising vacating corps members to use this opportunity to contribute to the economic development of the state.
The commissioner revealed this on Monday during the farewell session organized by the Ministry of Youth and Sports in honor of six members of NYSC Batch ‘A’, Stream One Corps, whom the commissioner described as Nigerians workers whose contributions had helped move the ministry to where it is now.
Amb. Lucky who expressed his joy to the Corps members for contributing their quota and commitment to completing Governor Abdullahi Sule’s administration’s “Exceeding All Expectations” program through their service.
“Your roles as members of the corps were historic, the ministry will continue to benefit from your contributions and your selfless service to the state and to humanity.” He added.
He, however, urged them not to rely on white-collar jobs but to strive to be enterprising and self-reliant in order to help the government reduce unemployment and create jobs.
The commissioner, however, announced a cash donation for each of the outgoing members of the corps as transportation allowance to their various destinations, saying it is the power of the widow of the ministry for their service.
Speaking earlier, Director of Administration and Supply, Isa Mustapha, urged corps members never to live a life of comparison, but to get involved in any meaningful endeavor that would help their lives and society. , emphasizing that not all hands are the same, hence the need to always accept whatever situation they may find themselves in.
In a separate interview with some of the outgoing members of the Corps (Sambo Adaeze Blessing from Rivers State University and Otu Anigue Ime from Akwa-Ibom State University) appreciated the Commissioner and all of ministry leadership and staff for providing them with all the support they needed throughout their year of service, ensuring that they practiced everything they were taught.
Benjamin Oyare Confidence, who succeeded Sambol Adaeze Blessing as Corps Liaison Officer (CLO), echoed the vote of thanks on behalf of Corps members currently serving in the ministry, with a promise to surpass the legacy bequeathed by their predecessors. .
The other outgoing members of the Corps are Alfred Moses Okelenyi (Benue State University), Miji Richard Essien (Caleb University), Igbaato Bemshima (Benue State University) and Akpan Cletus Boniface (Abia State Polytechnic).