Over 3,000 Corp Members in Kano Test Negative for COVID-19

  • as Coordinator Visits Gov. Ganduje

The State Coordinator of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), in Kano, Aisha Tata Mohammed, has revealed that, of all the over 3,000 Corp members who recently passed out after completing their service year in Kano state, all were COVID-19 negative.

She  disclosed this when she paid a courtesy call to Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state, with some principal officers of NYSC Kano state Secretariat, Thursday, at his office, appreciating how, the state government always comes to their rescue, when such need arises.

“When the COVID-19 pandemic was first identified in the state and in the subsequent weeks, we had many calls from the parents of our Corp members, to find out about their wards.

But luckily for us Your Excellency, as we called back we were told that many of them (Corp members) called back home to tell them they were hale and hearty. And COVID-19 negative,” she reveals.

She added that, they were grateful to the state government for a good listening ear they get whenever they come calling to the state government.

Emphasising that, “As we are coming to your office Your Excellency we saw infrastructures, meant for development, put in place by your administration for developing the state.”

Mohammed acknowledged that, she came to understand from the immediate past State Coordinator of NYSC, that “We shouldn’t relent in working hand in hand with the state for the development of our members and the state as a whole.”

In his remarks governor Ganduje promised to reconstitute State NYSC Governing Board, adding that, “…as far as we are concerned we shall always consider ways to see to the development of NYSC in the state and the nation in general.”

He also reiterated commitment and promised to look into the rehabilitation of the NYSC Camp at Kusalla, in Karaye local government, explaining that, “We are going to continue with the rehabilitation of the Camp. So also on the issue of local allowances which you have just highlighted, we are going to do something about it.”

Governor Ganduje discloses that his administration would do it’s best to foster and strengthen the good relationship that exists between the state and the State NYSC Secretariat.


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