Gov Fintiri Donates Cows, Rice for NYSC Members’ Feeding

Government House National News

Governor Ahmadu Fintiri has donated 10 live cows, 50 Bags of rice and 10 jerricans of vegetable oil to provide balanced diet for 1,309 corp members posted to Adamawa state.

Speaking at the opening ceremony of orientation course in NYSC Damare orientation camp for 1,309 Batch A Stream II Corps members, the governor said the support is to cushion the effect of inflation on them.

The governor who was represented by his Deputy, Professor Kaletapwa George Farauta commended the federal government for empowering over 3.5 million corps members in different vocations with skills, start-up capital and other business incentives..

He equally appreciated NYSC stakeholders efforts geared towards making the Skill Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development (SAED) Programme more functional.

“My dear compatriots, since January this year, we commenced the payment of N10,000 monthly allowance to all corps members serving in Adamawa State to cushion the biting effects of inflation currently being experienced.

“I have no doubt that you will reciprocate this gesture by being diligent, disciplined, hardworking and committed at your various Places of primary assignments for the betterment of your host communities,” he said.

The new State Coordinator of the NYSC, Mal. Muhammed Lawan Ahmed expressed happiness over the recent emergence of the governor as the prestigious Vanguard Personality of the Year 2023 Award by the reputable Vanguard Newspaper.

Ahmed said NYSC as direct beneficiary of result oriented stewardship of the present government, the award is not only well deserved, but also has not come to us as a surprise.

He added, “In specific terms, your generosity in augmenting the feeding of corps members and camp officials just for the maximum comfort of these children and camp officials is always appreciated.

“Similarly, being the NYSC Friendly Governor you are, you graciously pioneered the payment of N10,000 as monthly allowance to all corps members serving in Adamawa State,out of your passionate consideration for the current economic realities these children have found themselves.

“This, the corps members have been enjoying since January 2024, which they popularly refer to as “Fintiri Allawee. This is not only a breath of “Fresh Air” for the corps members, but also a great morale booster for greater outputs at their places of primary assignment (PPAs) as well as host communities.”

By Hussaini Hammangabdo Yola