The Executive Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi has called on corps members in the state to impact positively on their host communities.
The governor spoke yesterday during the swearing-in of the Batch “B” Stream I corps members at the NYSC permanent orientation camp, in Ise/Orun/Emure.
He emphasized the need for them to contribute to the development of the state, saying they are among the pillars needed in the developmental process.
The governor who was represented by his Deputy Bisi Egbeyemi, advised the 2019 corps members to always ensure that they take decisions that will improve the lives of their host communities.
“Let me at this juncture say that Ekiti is one of the most peaceful states in Nigeria of today. You can plan your life and actualise your dreams here in Ekiti. The indigenes are very hospitable, accommodating and peace loving.
“While wishing you all a successful and rewarding orientation exercise, I enjoin you to relate freely with your colleagues and members of your communities to enable them benefit from your potential and professional expertise.”
The State NYSC Coordinator, Mrs. Emmanuella Okpongete, expressed appreciation to the state for its contributions to the renovation and beautification of the camp.
She cautioned that the scheme would not tolerate any act of indiscipline that could mar the image and purpose the NYSC.