Oct 14, 2011 – 3 NYSC corps members get automatic employment in Oyo
Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi has offered three members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), who just completed their national service in the state, employment in the civil service.
They are Maureen Odochi, Kulaiyol Akaasar and Adesesan Adetoun.
They were also conferred with chieftaincy titles by their host communities in appreciation of their contributions to the communities.
Odochi, who hails from Imo State, procured and installed a 200KVA transformer to serve Isabiyi, Akinode and Ketepe villages in Moniya, Ibadan.
Akaasar, from Benue State, was honoured for training 100 pupils and establishing a science club.
Ekiti State-born Adetoun donated eight sewing machines to the Orphans and Widows Centre in Ogbomoso.
The trio were also given N50,000 each.
The presentation ceremony took place at the state secretariat in Ibadan. Ajimobi, who was represented by the Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Adedapo Lam Adesina, said: “It is the policy of the present administration in Oyo State to reward diligence and hard work. This is what we are showcasing today by honouring these diligent, patriotic, highly skillful and young Nigerians, who came to serve their fatherland and are leaving behind their indelible footprints in the threshold of a new beginning in the state.
“I have no doubt that the feat you have attained by distinguishing yourselves will propel you to greater heights.”
Isabiyi village in Akinyele Local Goverment conferred on Anyanwu, the title of “Amuludun of Isabiyi,” while Tede village in Atisbo Local Government gave Akaasar the “Akeweje of Tedeland.” Adesesan was given the “Aare Atunluse of Iware land” in Afijio Local Government. (The Nation)