Corps Members have been commended for their selfless services in the provision of free medical services to rural dwellers across the country.
The Osu Ajiri of Edege Kingdom, Alhaji Halilu Usman made the commendation in Nasarawa on Thursday during the monitoring of NYSC Director General, Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim to the Health Initiative for Rural Dwellers in Mararaba Udege Village in Nasarawa State.
Usman said Corps Members were invaluable assets to national development, and their contributions cannot be underestimated.
“We are really grateful to NYSC because we know the importance of NYSC and we have benefitted immensely in the education and health sectors and anyone that knows the importance of NYSC would not think of scrapping the Scheme”, he said.
The NYSC Director General, Brig.-Gen.Shuaibu Ibrahim who was at the venue to monitor the programme expressed his satisfaction about the nationwide exercise.
“Nigerians are responding nationwide and the Corps Members are contributing their quota to national development”, he added.
General Ibrabim during the exercise also administered deworming drugs on some pupils of Mararaba Udege Community.