SWITZERLAND, MAY 23-
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has stated that the scheme needs more protection for corps members posted across the country.
The Director NYSC, South West Area office, Mr. Emmanuel Attah made this known while paying a courtesy visit to Osun State Commissioner of Police, Mr Johnson Kokumo, on Friday.
Attah who led other officials of the scheme to Osun Police Command, said the visitation become necessary because of the increasing numbers of corps members across the country.
“Currently, we mobilise over 350,000 corps members and we must look after them to ensure that they are safe and not playing truancy at their place of primary assignment. We need more security for them from the police.
“We greatly care for our corps members and I enjoin the police to continue ensuring the safety of lives and properties of our corps members and staff alike,” he said.