Ahead of the forth coming 2019 general election, corps members have been warned by the National Youth Service Corps, against been partisan.
The Gombe state NYSC Coordinator, David Markson, stated this during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, on Thursday.
He further revealed that corps members had been trained on the successful election process.
Markson called on corps member not to be partisan and be of good behaviour during the election as well as to adhere strictly to the stipulated guidelines.
“We all must be nonpartisan and the NYSC band must not by any chance be used by individuals or group for political rally.
“As the general election draws nearer, the NYSC field officers have been directed to educate corps members on what is expected of them during the exercise.
“In Gombe state, we have successfully trained corps members and reminded them of the existing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between us and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
“The NYSC has collaborated well with INEC and conducted successful elections in the past and this time around we are ready to conduct a successful exercise,” he said.
He further urged traditional and religious leaders to enlighten their followers on the need to treat corps members fairly to enable them conduct a successful election.
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