NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim has warned corps members to dress properly as responsible role models worthy of emulation by the society.
He gave the charge in his address to Corps Members at Bauchi State Orientation Camp in Wailo, Ganjuwa Local Government Area of the State.
Shuaibu while addressing the Corps members, said NYSC scheme would not condone improper dressing with its uniforms adding that all Corps Members must adhere strictly to the approved dress code for all events. He added that strict disciplinary measures would be applied on any erring Corps Member.
Speaking further, lbrahim appealed to the Corps Members to use the social media for the promotion of national unity and refrain from spreading unverified information and ‘hate speeches’.
He urged them to be patriotic and contribute their quota to the corporate existence of the country.
‘NYSC has a lot of potentials and opportunities, take advantage of the Orientation Exercise and promote love and unity, though in tongue we differ but in brotherhood we are the same’. Wherever you are, keep your records clean and don’t let your actions today affect you in future’, he said.
He adnonished the corps members to integrate themselves into their host community and embark on projects that would affect their lives positively.
‘You must be security conscious wherever you are because your lives are precious to us and we don’t want you to go back to your parents incapacitated. Be agents of positive change, shun every form of criminality, cyber crimes, drug peddling, cultism and others’, he added.
The DG urged them to accept their posting in good faith but warned against lobbying for posting and induced rejection saying there is purpose for everything in life.