Written by Itodo Daniel Sule Monday, 01 August 2011 00:00
Eleven ex-corps members of the Batch ‘B’ 2010 who distinguished themselves during their service year in the territory have been offered automatic employment by the FCT minister, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed.
FCT NYSC State coordinator, Mrs. Linda O. Amugo, made this known at the weekend during the presentation of Honours and Commendation Awards to 21 Batch ‘B’ 2010 corps members at the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Kubwa Abuja.
She said the Honours and Commendation Awards were given to the corps members as rewards for the laudable community development projects they provided during their service year in the FCT.
The beneficiaries of the employment offers include, Dr. Ogunbanke Aduragbemi, Chidube Michael, Eyaba Emmanuel, Dr. Obiefuna Ngozi, Dr. Okereke Nnenna, Okoroafor Marylydia, Reuben Nelly, Goyit Rowland, Nnadi Udokanma, Animasaun Azeedat and Dr. Samuel Johnson.
Those who received the Commendation Award are Olowo Catherine, Hillary Kingsley, Ogugua Frances, Obalum Juliet, Owa Oluwakemi, Ehimen Joy, Onoh Okechukwu, Eleje Chinwe, Eluchie Iheoma, Dr. Adamo Olusola, Kalu Michael and Ogu Ijeoma.
The state co-ordinator said that the Honours Award winners will receive N200, 000 each with certificates while the Commendation Award winners will receive N100, 000 each as well as certificates.
She commended the FCT Minister for the employment offers as well as the cash rewards and called on other serving corps members to embark on laudable community projects for them to benefit from such gestures.
Responding, representative of NYSC DG, G.O.Alonge, expressed delight over the awards, and urged corps members to be disciplined and hardworking in order to succeed in life.
One of the awardees, Dr. Ogunbanke Aduragbemi, said, he decided to provide reproductive and maternal health projects for women in his host community out of zeal to make impact.
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FCT minister offers automatic employment to 11 ex-corps members