Do not reject being posted as teachers, Ganduje urges corps members serving in Kano
Kano State governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has urged new corps members not to reject being posted as teachers, saying “this is the sector where their service is most needed, in accordance to the state government’s commitment to developing education standard.”
This is just as the State Coordinator of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Alhaji Ladan Baba, urged the state government to assist the agency with vehicles for inspection of Corps members in their places of primary assignment.
He said this is to enable the scheme adequately supervise and monitor the over 10,000 members serving in every nook and crannies of the 44 local government areas of the state.
Making the assertion on Wednesday, Ganduje, at the closing ceremony for the 2019 Batch “C” Stream II orientation course held at NYSC permanent camp, Kusala dam, Karaye, said the state had declared free education, noting that the acceptance of corps members to teach would further boost the education sector in the state.
In his words: “Your predecessors have been contributing in various tasks that impact in all aspects of our National life with outstanding performance in areas of agriculture, health and most especially education which we were committed to.
“With our aim to have unhindered access to free, compulsory and qualitative education, you all must be part of this efforts and should, therefore, remain steadfast in upholding the lofty ideals of the scheme.”
Also, while speaking on the occasion, the State Coordinator, Alhaji Ladan Baba, told the new corps members that “it is expected that you will make contribution in agriculture, health, education sectors and in the on-going programmes, Ganduje new level with a difference.”
According to him, these include tree planting, mass campaigns, financial inclusion, the campaign against drug abuse and other vices in the society.
Ladan Baba also charged the corps member to love and co-exist harmoniously with their hosts and also make a positive impact in the community.