National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Director General, Brigadier Gen. Suleiman Kazaure has urged corps members to engage in small-scale businesses after their service year to enable them to be self-reliant.
Kazaure gave this advice on Friday when he paid an inspection visit to the NYSC permanent orientation camp in Kusalla, Karaye Local Government Area of Kano State.
The DG. who admonished corp members to participate in all the activities actively in all camp activities and avoid unnecessary travels throughout the service year.
Kazaure stated that the agency would request state governments to build corpers’ lodge in each of the 774 local government areas across the nation, in order to see to the accommodation problem confronting the corp members.
The NYSC DG also admonished corp members to shun acts of indiscipline and immorality and to avoid nightclubs has much has they can.
The director-general commended the state of facilities in the camp and urged the management of the NYSC in the state to ensure that they were properly maintained.
He said that as part of efforts to improve the welfare of the corps members, the Federal Government had recently increased their transportation and feeding allowances.
Earlier, the state NYSC Coordinator, Alhaji Ladan Baba, said that over 2,100 corps members for Borno and Kano states were registered in the camp.