Two NYSC Members To Repeat Service Year In Sokoto


The Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Sokoto State, Mr. Philip Enaberue, has disclosed that two corps members are to repeat their service year.

Enaberue, who made this disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, said the affected persons were among the corps members who passed out under 2018 Batch C Stream l.

He said that the corps members passed out on Oct. 3, in a low – keyed event and were issued certificates of service.

He disclosed that one other corps member had his service period extended by three months for absenteeism.

Enaberue added that those to repeat their service year were found guilty of absconding from their places of primary assignment.

According to him, three corps members have been shortlisted for honours.

He noted that the state had recorded first inter-marriage among corps members that served in the state

The coordinator explained that married corps members were Bello Abdulatif-Tobi and Fatima Hakeem emphasizing that the couple heeded the NYSC Director-General’s encouragement on inter-marriage.

He said they were indigenes of Osun and Oyo states respectively.

The Coordinator said the marriage was contracted while the couple was serving at Government Secondary School Tangaza.


According to him, the marriage was also blessed with a boy named Abdulkhalid.

and urged incoming corps members to emulate them.

He said 20 among the out-going corps members would undergo certificates verification at NYSC Headquarters in Abuja in line with maximum screening exercise.

He lauded the outgoing corps members for their contributions to the development of the state, especially in education, health, agriculture, rural infrastructure and involvement in the concluded general elections.