The Coordinator, Edo state National Youth Service Corps, Abiodun Olubukola today said 12 Corps members who left from the one year mandatory service will have to repeat the programme.
Mrs Olubukola said this in Benin during the passing-out ceremony of 2021 Batch ‘A’ stream 1 corp members warning that the scheme has zero tolerance to truancy during the service year .
Also noted that 687 corp members were passing out in the state, noting that six of them have distinguished themselves in the area of primary assignment community development service as well as special contribution during the orientation service.
Abiodun charged the corps members to be good ambassadors of the scheme and utilise the skill learnt through its skill acquisition and entrepreneurship development programme to be self reliant .
Philip Shaibu a deputy to Edo State Government who represented the Edo State Government, Godwin Obaseki said their contribution to the state in the area of agriculture, social service, education and rural infrastructure would be cherished by the government and Edo people.