The Governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, has called on corps members to be discreet and objective in their analysis of issues surrounding the nation to enable them play mediating and stabilizing role of bringing about peace and development in the country.
The Governor made the call at the closing ceremony of the 2014 Batch ‘A’ Corps members at the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Issele Uku,. and explained that the State Government had embarked on provision of basic infrastructure, opened rural areas, made the State investment friendly and created veritable economic avenues through which Deltans would be self-reliant beyond oil.The Governor who was represented by his deputy, Prof. Amos Utuama, said the State Government is doing all these as part of its sustainable development paradigm encapsulated in the three point agenda of peace/ security, human capital and infrastructural development, and pleaded with them to be part of this process of development in the State.
Dr. Uduaghan told the 1,823 corps members deployed to the State that Delta was safe and hospitable; assuring them of the warmth and love of Deltans anywhere they are posted to for their primary assignment.
He called on the youths to respect the cultural norms and traditions of the people they may find themselves, noting that irrespective of the marginal differences that might surface during their stay; they should learn to show understanding and adaptability as a way of justifying their reason for national service.
The Governor finally appealed passionately to the corps members as a father to be cautious of the adventures they undertake some which, he said, could pose serious danger to their lives , adding that this could be a tempting period for most of them to pursue some adventures that could be detrimental or pose serious dangers to their lives advising them to moderate the ecstasy of youthful exuberance in their undertakings during the service year
Delta State Government Press Release
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