NYSC, tool for peace, unity, says Wamakko
From Umar Danladi Ado, Sokoto
The Chairman of the Northern Senators Forum, Senator Aliyu MagatakardaWamakko, has described the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) as a veritable tool for peace, unity and national development.
This is contained in a statement signed by the Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the Senator, Bashir Rabe Mani and issued to newsmen in Sokoto recently .
The statement said that Senator Wamakko, who represents Sokoto North Senatorial District, spoke at his Gawon Nama residence in Sokoto when hundreds of youth corps members serving in Sokoto paid him the annual Sallah homage.
He also described the corps members as the most potent assets of the nation, saying: “these budding youths are the future leaders of the country.
“They have been fully trained and equipped to diligently take up this challenge of being the nation’s future salvagers.”
Senator Wamakko further expressed delight with the multitude of the promising youths who thronged his house for the Sallah visit, stating that: “It is historic and encouraging .
“This is a sign of unity amongst all Nigerians, irrespective of religious, cultural or ethnic differences.”
He called on them to always put the nation first, even as he challenged them to concentrate on serving their fatherland, for the development of the country to be fully realized.
The leader of the youth corps members, Amodu Salisu described Senator Wamakko as a father, mentor and a role model that everyone needs to emulate, adding: “He is a great leader whose penchant for nation building is unparalleled.”