Thursday, May 23, 2019

I prefer to die than lose corps member – NYSC DG

The newly appointed Director General of the National Youth Service Corps, (NYSC), Shuaibu Ibrahim, has said he is prepared to ensure that no corps member dies during his or her service year.

Mr Ibrahim, a Brigadier General, who spoke on Wednesday at the NYSC Zonal Office in Akure, Ondo State, said arrangements had been concluded to make credit available to corps members who engage in entrepreneurial ventures and skills acquisition.

He said in his effort to protect the lives of corps members, he was prepared to sacrifice his own life.

The official, who was on a visit to the staff and corps members in the state, said he was happy to be in the state.

He urged members to keep themselves abreast of what was is happening in their environment and be security conscious.

Mr Ibrahim also urged the corps members to take the opportunity of the entrepreneurial programmes put in place by the scheme rather than embarking on frivolous travels.

“I will prefer to die than losing a corps member,” he said.