Three (3) out of One thousand, six hundred and twenty eight (1,628) 2019 batch B Corps members who received the Certificate of National Service in Kwara State won State Award for distinguishing themselves in the course of the one year national service , while Six(6) others were also recognized with special commendation Certificates.
While making remarks on behalf of the 3 award winners , Ige Ayodele (KW/19B/0046) thanked the NYSC scheme and Kwara State for giving them platform of actualising their dreams. Other State Honours Award winners are, Dauda Azeez (KW/19B/220) and Abdulazeez Olawale. S.(KW/19B/3304).
However , 17 members of the outgoing Batch, who absconded from national service, had been sanctioned in line with the Bye laws of the scheme to repeat the service year.
In the same vein, four(4) others, were also given extension of Service , for violating extant rules.
The State Coordinator of NYSC Kwara State, Mrs Francisca Olaleye congratulated the outgoing Corps members on the successful completion of their national service and wish them huge successes in their future endeavours.
The NYSC boss in the state lauded their efforts in the area of Community Development Service. In her words, “…through the numerous CDS projects executed, the Corps members have transformed the socioeconomic climate of Kwara State. “
The State Coordinator also conveyed the goodwill message of His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Kwara State, Mr. Abdulrahman Abdulrazak to the outgoing Corps members. According to her, “the government and the good people of the State appreciate their selfless services, especially in the fight against the global pandemic^.
Mrs Olaleye further charged them to make use of the various skills acquired through the Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development programme of the scheme to contribute their quota to the socio-economic development the country.
Mrs Olaleye told the Corps Members to see the end of the National service as the another call to contribute to the development of the nation, by projecting themselves as good ambassadors of the scheme, wherever they may find themselves.
Meanwhile, the distribution of the CNS was done at the various local government secretariats , and was supervised by the State Coordinator and management team.
The use of face masks and other precautions measures were fully adhered to by staff and 2019 Batch B Stream 1corps members, that were discharged from service