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Lagos govt donates farm land to corps members

By Ikenna Asomba

As part of efforts to to enhance agro-allied training of corps members posted to the state, the Lagos State Government, has donated an agricultural land, at Itoikin, Epe to the National Youth Service Corps, Lagos State, under the scheme’s Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development, SAED programme.

This is even as the state government also donated a new Ultima Nissan Ultima vehicle to the scheme for monitoring and inspection of corps members by the State Secretariat.

The Lagos State Coordinator of the NYSC, Mrs. Adenike Adeyemi, who disclosed this at the Closing Ceremony and End of Orientation Course of the 2014 Batch ‘C’ Stream II corps members deployed to the state, pointed that the kind gesture is part of the exceptional assistance enjoyed by the scheme from the Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola.

At the ceremony where no fewer than 3, 603 corps members were churned out to various places of primary assignment, Adeyemi said: “I wish to thank the Executive Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babatunde Fashola for the exceptional assistance enjoyed by the scheme.

”Worthy of note is the recent release of a brand new vehicle for monitoring and inspection of corps members by the State Secretariat, allocation of agricultural land at Itoikin, Epe to enhance agro-allied training of corps members under the NYSC Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development (SAED) programme and the constant support in ensuring the Orientation camp is very conducive for corps members’


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