The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has announced the commencement of posting of corps members to Benue State.
This development followed Governor Samuel Ortom’s intervention after NYSC expressed fear of insecurity in the state.
However, NYSC Director General, Brigadier General Suleman Kazaure, gave the assurance on Thursday when Governor Ortom visited him at the Corps headquarters in Abuja.
Brigadier General Kazaure commended the Governor for visiting to allay fears of the Corps on the security situation in the state.
He stated that Ortom’s visit had not only helped to build confidence of he Corps, about the security situation but also strengthened ties between it and the government as well as its people.
Governor Ortom had earlier assured the NYSC Director-General that his administration had taken proactive measures to guarantee the safety of all corps members posted to the state.
He said the security situation in Benue has improved significantly with the presence of Operation Whirl Stroke, describing as unnecessary, reports which inflamed fears leading to the suspension of corps members’ posting to the state.
The Governor reaffirmed the determination of his administration to sustain its collaboration with security agencies to safeguard lives and property.