Director General National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, has warned corps members to resist any form of financial inducements from politicians during the 2019 general elections across the country.
A statement signed by the Director, Press and Public Relations of the NYSC, Adenike Adeyemi, noted that the Gen. Kazaure gave the warning while addressing 2018 Batch ‘C’ Stream Two corps members deployed to Katsina State after their swearing-in ceremony in Mani Orientation Camp.
The statement further noted that the DG warned that any corps member that violates the electoral law would be dealt with accordingly.
He assured that adequate security measures have been put in place to ensure their security before, during and after the elections.
The NYSC boss also admonished the corps members to be security conscious and always dress in NYSC uniform for proper indentification.
“Try and remain neutral and be non-partisan as electoral officers. Abide by the electoral laws and avoid financial inducement from politicians,” the DG said.
Speaking further, Brig-Gen Kazaure specifically warned female corps members to desist from indecent dressings, lone movements and night parties.
Katsina State Coordinator of the scheme, Hajiya Ramatu Sanda, informed the Director-General that the Corps Members have exhibited good behaviour since the camp commenced.
She commended Katsina State Government for it’s unalloyed support for NYSC Scheme in the State.