Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Kano State, Alhaji Ladan Baba, has revealed that 12 corps members will repeat the service year for absconding from their places of primary assignment for three months.
He stated this on Friday while presenting the 2016 State Honours Award to outstanding corps members in the state.
Baba said that many corps members absconded from their duties without taking permission from appropriate authorities
He added that five others got warning letters.
The coordinator said 15 corps members excelled during the year by discharging their responsibilities diligently at their places of primary assignment.
He explained that five of those who performed well were in the 2016 Stream I, while 10 were in the 2016 Stream II batch.
According to him, the honoured corps members demonstrated patriotism, selflessness, dedication and commitment during the service year in Kano.
Alhaji Ado Abba, the Chairman, NYSC Governing Board in Kano State, commended the efforts of coordinator “for bringing positive changes to the scheme within your short stay in the state.”
The Chairman also urged them to use the skills they acquired during the service year for the improvement of the country.
A total of 1,347 completed the mandatory one year service in Kano State.