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Imo: Promote national interests on social media not hate speech – NYSC DG to Corps members



The Director-Normal, Nationwide Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim has suggested corps members in Imo to advertise nationwide unity via the usage of social media.

The DG gave the recommendation whereas declaring open the orientation course for the Batch C Stream I corps members deployed to Imo on the everlasting orientation camp, Eziama Obaire in Nkwerre Native Authorities Space of the state.

Ibrahim who was represented by the Imo NYSC Coordinator, Mr Jimba Chris mentioned in keeping with the aim of the scheme, all corps members have been anticipated to unite the nation moderately than tear it aside.

He harped on the necessity to promote nationwide values via the usage of social media moderately than hearsay peddling and hate speech.

” We should use social media to advertise Nigeria’s unity as a result of it’s the most distinguished means of data unfold amongst in the present day’s youth.


” Hate speech and hearsay peddling have to be jettisoned by corps members and the social media have to be used as a device for optimistic functions within the curiosity of nationwide cohesion”, he mentioned.

He, nonetheless, expressed his profound appreciation to the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 and the Nigeria Middle for Illness Management for his or her help in defending NYSC officers and corps members in opposition to the pandemic.

He urged corps members to constantly observe COVID-19 protocols comparable to face masking, common hand washing and use of sanitisers all through the orientation interval.

He additionally inspired the corps members to totally take part within the ongoing Abilities Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Improvement coaching within the camp including that this might go a good distance in enhancing their capability.

In the meantime, Chief Decide of the state, Hon. Justice Theresa Chikeka, represented by a colleague, Justice E. N. Eke administration the nationwide pledge and oath of allegiance on the brand new corps members.

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