The Director-General, National Youth Service Corps, Brig.-General Mohammed Fadah, has admonished corps members against seeking free rides by the roadsides.
The NYSC Boss reminded the Corp members that their safety was their responsibility.
Fadah counseled the corps members to always go to the appropriate motor parks to board vehicles for their journeys, saying ,’’this is because you may end up in a bad place while searching for a free ride’’.
‘’Please avoid night journeys and if you happen to be on transit , once it’s 6 p.m, break that journey and go to the nearest NYSC lodge , police station or police facilities and stay till the next day,he added.’’
The Director-General also urged Corp members participating in the 2023 general elections tto play according tto the rules of the elections.
He made the call in Bauchi on Sunday during his campaign inspection tour to the State’s NYSCV Permanent Orientation Camp , Wailo in Ganjuwa Local Government Area of the State.
According to him, Corp members are expected to be neutral and remain non-partisan in any political activity.
‘’You may have sympathy or interest in a political party , for this one year that you are serving, please , just keep it to yourelf.’’
‘’After your service , you are entitled to any political party that you think is worthy for you to be a member . Please , don’t involve yourself in anything political,’’ the DG said.
Earlier, the AState Coordinator of NYSC , Namadi Abubakar, said 1,511 corp members had been registered in the camp for the 2022 Batch B Stream 11 NYSC Service.
He said , out of the number,766 were males, while 745 were females , adding that they had been conducting themselves maturedly and participating in all the Camp activities.