By Adejumoke Alebiosu
Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has promised to provide adequate COVID-19 vaccines for all the Corps Members in the state.
Masari made the pledge when the Director-General of the National Youths Service Corps, Brigadier General Shu’aibu Ibrahim paid him a courtesy visit at the Government House, Katsina.
He requested the NYSC Secretatriat to liaise with the State Ministry of Health in that regard.
The Governor assured that his administration would sustain the tempo of its support for the Scheme.
Masari, who praised the existing cordial relationship between the State Government and the NYSC, thanked the Director-General for the visit.
Earlier, Ibrahim had expressed gratitude to the Governor for the cooperation and assistance the NYSC enjoyed from his administration.
He particularly thanked him for the most recent gesture of renovating several blocks of hostels and the Skill Acquisition Centre at the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Katsina.
In further acknowledging the NYSC-friendly disposition of the Governor, the Director-General recalled how he personally led rescue efforts when some Corps Members were involved in a road traffic accident in 2019.
Ibrahim expressed his commitment to further strengthen the cordial relationship between the scheme and the state government.