By Patrick Anaso
Mbaukwu (Anambra state) – Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra has promised to complete the remaining works at the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp in Umuawulu/Mbaukwu, Awka South Council Area.
Obiano gave the people that assurance during the closing of 2019 Batch C Stream one orientation course in Anambra on Monday.
He promised that the entire camp would be landscaped and air-conditioners and sound system installed in the 4,000 capacity multipurpose hall to make the environment conducive before the next batch would be called to camp.
The governor represented by Mr Harry Uduh, Head of Service in Anambra, thanked the NYSC and the corps members deployed to the state for their contribution to education, health and other sectors of the state.
The governor said the manpower provided by NYSC in education sector in particular had made the state one of the most competitive as shown in the recent NECO and WEAC results from the state.
“Your contributions in other ares of critical need such as in primary healthcare, agricultural extension and teaching are appreciated.
“On the complaints about heat and poor sound system in the auditorium, I hereby direct that air-conditioners and sound equipment be installed immediately for use before stream 11 corps members arrive.
“I am also directing that work on landscaping resume immediately after the close of camping, the sports arena for football and volleyball should also be adequately prepared,” he said.
Obiano urged the NYSC to site South-East Skill Acquisition Centre in the state, while promising that the state would continue to work for a more robust relationship with NYSC.
On his part, Mr Kehinde Aremu, NYSC Coordinator in Anambra, congratulated the 1,888 corps members that were deployed for their primary assignments to contribute to the development of their host communities.
Aremu urged them to integrate themselves with the people, imbibe their spirit of entrepreneurship and work towards setting up businesses in the state after their service year.
He thanked Anambra Government for helping the NYSC actualise its movement to the permanent site.