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Nysc Bauchi Calls on GOV Bala to upgrade the orientation camp to meet increasing population

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Nysc Bauchi Calls on GOV Bala to upgrade the orientation camp to meet increasing population

By: Bodunrin Kayode

State coordinator of the National youth service Corp (NYSC) in Bauchi, Rifkatu Yakubu has called on Governor Bala Abdulkadir to upgrade the entire camp to meet up to the contemporary demands and increase in population of Corp members.

She made the request yesterday at the induction of 2023 stream one batch C Corp members who took their oaths of allegiance in the Bauchi camp at Wailo, Ganjuwa council area of the state

In her welcome address, she said “May I at this juncture, make a passionate appeal to the State Government for provision of additional hostel accommodations for both corps members and camp officials, provision of additional mattresses and plastic chairs, upgrading of the orientation camp multi-purpose hall to 5000 capacity so as to meet up with the growing population of corps members deployed to the state and reconnection of power supply to the camp and befitting state coordinators residence on camp.”

To the Corp members she went on: “I am ecstatic about their conduct and the warmth and positivity they have shown while eagerly settling into the new environment.

” My dear prospective corps members, may I at this juncture, congratulate and welcome you on board the ship of nation building which you shall be inducted shortly after this address.

” Let me remind you that life in Camp is highly regimented. All camp participants are guided by the camp time table, NYSC bye laws and other policy documents.

” You are therefore admonished to adhere strictly to all rules guiding the operations of the orientation course as any person that acts contrary will be sanctioned accordingly.

“On the number of Corp members registered, she went on: ” I wish to put on record, that at the close of registration by midnight of Sunday 5th November, 2023, a total of 1,325 Corps members comprising of 593 female and 732 male were registered. All of them shall at the end of the orientation exercise be posted to areas where their services are most needed in accordance with the NYSC posting policy.”

In his remarks, Bauchi Governor Sen Bala Abdulkadir congratulated the Corp members on the successful completion of their academic programmes, which has qualified them to be enlisted for the national service to fatherland.

He said that the primary objective of the NYSC scheme is to foster unity and national integration adding that “The philosophy and programmes of the Scheme recognizes the great physical, psychological, mental and intellectual potentials and orientation of our youths.

” The onus, therefore, rests on you to justify the confidence the nation reposes in you. I challenge you to seize the initiative and champion the course of national development and transformation. I am hopeful that, like your predecessors, you are in a state of readiness for this national assignment. ” he posited

Admonishing the youth Corp members further he said: “Those who served before you laid a good and solid foundation. I hope you will continue to build on the legacy they left behind. The good people of Bauchi State appreciate and understand the objectives and philosophy of the NYSC.

“The future of this country lies in your hands. You have a most important role to play in shaping our corporate destiny.

“You must never mortgage this unique opportunity and you must not shirk your responsibility towards the nation.

” This orientation course is the take-off point in your march towards greater heights and future attainments. It is designed to acquaint you with the ways and norms of your host communities.

” It is designed to educate you on their socio-political and cultural background. All this is intended to expose you to the peculiar challenges of your host communities so you can assist them to creatively meet these challenges.

” I advise you to start thinking right from the camp on initiating meaningful Community Development Service projects in your areas of primary assignment. This, I believe, should occupy your mind and keep you from inappropriate behaviours while in camp and during service.

“Finally, let me assure you that Bauchi State is for you a “home away from home”. Our people, as you will find out for yourselves, are hospitable, friendly and caring. I urge you to avail yourselves of this hospitable, friendly and accommodating environment to gain a greater and deeper understanding of the people of our great country. This indeed is an opportunity for you to enrich your life and experience.” said Bala

Highlights was the oath of allegiance session by representative Corp members present at the occasion.

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Nigeria Commiserates with Tanzania Over the Pssing of Former President Ali Hassan Nwinyi

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Nigeria Commiserates with Tanzania Over the Pssing of Former President Ali Hassan Nwinyi

By: Michael Mike

The Federal Government of Nigeria has commiserated with the Government and People of the United Republic of Tanzania over the passing of former President Ali Hassan Mwinyi.

The former President died on Thursday. He would be remembered as
an African Elder Statesman, who was an astute and influential politician that contributed significantly to laying the foundation for Tanzania’s economic development.

A statement signed by the spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mrs. Francisca Omayuli on Friday said: “Nigeria stands with Tanzania in this period of grief. May the soul of the departed former President rest in peace and may God grant the bereaved family, the Government and the good people of the United Republic of Tanzania the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.”

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Youth are vital to sustainable peace, better Nigeria-Prof Usman to Youths

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Youth are vital to sustainable peace, better Nigeria-Prof Usman to Youths

By: Ladi Dapson

The Borno state government has charged the youths to take the lead in peace building,conflicts management and learn how to be tolerant in respective of faiths and ethicity coloration.

The State Commissioner for Information and Internal Security, Prof Usman Tar made this known during an inaugurating of 100 awardees of yoths as Peace Advocates in Borno State held in Maiduguri.

He urged the youths to take the advantages of their population in Nigeria just like the way China took the advantage of their population and bring some innovation to boast their economy.

“Today we inaugurating the young peace Ambassadors that we will be going into the society tricking down the capacity of peace building and tolerance that we have thought them.

“The outcome of this excise is that we now have critical young mind that will serve as ambassadors of peace go out and target specific community as well as teach the art of peace, conflict resolution, conflict management, peace building, and diplomacy.

“So that the society will be more tolerant, more engaging and society will learn to leave side by side with people of all faiths and tendency,”he said.

Earlier, the Founder of Peace Ambassadors Center for Humanitarian Aid and Empowerment, Amb. Ahmed Shehu said youths are critical stakeholders in peace processes, urging the people in the community to identify the youths in their community and give them the necessary support.

“As a civil society, we thought we have to play our role towards ensuring we have a stable society.

“What we observed in these efforts is that a critical element is missing. This is the youth groups and we thought why can’t we come up with an initiative where we build the capacity of the youth and make them youth advocates and unleash them to the society for peacebuilding.

“We carefully selected young people and voices across all sectors, from the media, CSOs and academia. Our dream is you would go back to the community and change the narratives,”Ahmed said.

He was awarded for a responsible media practice and promoting of a culture of peace.

One of recipients of the Peace Advocate Award and Social Media Influencer, Aliyu Mohammed Tong applauded the Peace Ambassadors Center for Humanitarian Aid and Empowerment and partners for finding them worthy of this award after a series of trainings and community engagements.

“As we accepted the award we equally took it as a challenge to positively make an impact in our various communities by stepping down the knowledge we gained on reintegration and sustainable peace.”Aliyu thanked.

Some of the recipients include Mohammed Usman, General Manager of Al-Ansar Radio; Usaman Mohammed, Report with Yerwa Express News; Umaru Kirawa, Correspondent of Newscentral Africa, Zainab Yetunde Adam, Reporter with NTA amongst.

The project was funded by the British Council in partnership with the Borno State Ministry for information and Internal Security and implemented by Peace Ambassadors Centre for Humanitarian Aid and Empowerment.

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New NIS CG Promises Policies Discouraging Illegal Migration, Foster Bilateral Relations

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New NIS CG Promises Policies Discouraging Illegal Migration, Foster Bilateral Relations

By: Michael Mike

The newly appointed Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service, Kemi Nandap has promised to evolve policies that would prevent illegal migration, safeguard the lives of Nigerians and foster positive bilateral relations.

Nandap made the promise on Friday in Abuja during her decoration with her new rank by the Minister of Interior, Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo

The Comptroller General, while expressing gratitude to President Bola Tinubu and the Minister of Interior for her new appointment, said: “I extend my sincerest gratitude and profound reverence to His Excellency, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for the trust and confidence placed in me to lead this esteemed organisation. I am very grateful to my Honourable Minister of Interior- Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo-for his vision, meticulous focus, tireless work ethic, and leadership. I must also acknowledge and sincerely thank the Permanent Secretary and the entire Board for their unwavering support and endorsement.”

She added that: “As I step into this role, I want to first assure our fellow Nigerians that I am fully prepared and committed to serving our nation with utmost dedication and integrity. I am not unaware of the socioeconomic challenges and pains facing our beloved country, and I pledge-to use the functions of the Nigerian Immigration Service to alleviate these struggles to the best of our
ability.

“To that end and under the guiding principles of the “Renewed Hope” agenda set forth by his excellency, President Tinubu’s administration, we will strive towards unity, growth and development. We will prioritize the welfare of our immigration officers and enhance the ease and .efficiency of engagement between Nigerian citizens and the Immigration service. We will focus on improving the entry and acclimatization processes for compliant foreigners through various visa and residency programmes.

“Furthermore, we are steadfast in our resolve to strengthen policies to prevent illegal migration, safeguard the lives of our citizens and foster positive bilateral relations. Tightening border security will be our major objective to reduce the porosity of our borders and enhance overall national security.

She added that: “We will strive to implement revenue generation programmes to bolster the economy, contribute to our tax quota, and aid in job creation.

“In addition, we will continue to integrate cutting-edge techology to modernize the Nigerian Immigration Service. Our Honourable minister has demonstrated the power of technology in creating a seamless e-passport system for citizens. We will continue under his aegis to reform the service for greater efficiency and ease.”

Earlier, the Minister of Interior has charged the new CG that it was important that she performs as no excuse for non-performance would be entertained.

He noted that the entire nation is looking up to her to perform and not ready to entertain any excuse.

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