No fewer than six members of the National Youth Service Corps that served in Nasarawa State are to repeat their service year for allegedly absconding from their various places of Primary Assignment in the state.
The Corps also extended the service of 10 of the 2,086 outgoing corps members of 2017 batch A, stream I in Osun State for committing various offences.
The Nasarawa State coordinator of the NYSC, Mrs. Zainab Isah, disclosed the decision on the occasion of the passing out parade of 2017 batch ‘A’ stream 1 corps members held on Thursday at Lafia Square.
She further revealed that the agency lost three corps members — two males and a female — during the service year under review.
According to her, “A total of 2,049 corps members passed out after a successful service year in the state. This comprise 961 males and 1,097 females. ”
The state coordinator noted that the batch ‘A’ corps members have done very well, hence they would be leaving behind an indelible footprint.
“They have executed projects that are beneficial to their host communities, interacted and enjoyed their stay in Nasarawa State,” she added.