NASS to ensure sustainable funding, moral support for NYSC- Wamakko

By  Ado Hassan, Sokoto
‎THE immediate past Governor of Sokoto state, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, (APC-Sokoto), Thursday said the National Assembly will continue to ensure sustainable funding of and moral support for the National Youth Service Scheme activities.

He described the National Youths Service Corps Scheme (NYSC), as dependable veritable tool for enhancing peace, unity and national development.

Wamakko spoke when the Director-General of the scheme, Brigadier-Gen. Zakari Kazaure paid him a condolence visit on the demise of his younger, member, HoRs, Kware/Wamakko federal constituency, Alhaji Abdullahi Muhammad Wamakko Speaker.

According to the Senate Committee Chairman on Basic and Secondary Education, the scheme remains too critical and virtually indispensable in the scheme of affairs of Nigeria in the past
four decades.

He noted that, corps members have been contributing in bolstering the socio-economic development of Nigeria in many areas of health,
education, democracy, infrastructural development among numerous others.

He therefore, admonished corps members in the country to always regard any part of the nation they found themselves as home.

Wamakko who is also the ‘Marafan Hausa’ further reiterated that Nigeria would continue to remain united, peaceful and indivisible.

Speaking, Brigadier-General Kazaure, represented by the Sokoto State Coordinator of the scheme, Alhaji Musa Abubakar, described the demise of the late lawmaker as a national loss.

Also, similar condolence message was delivered from the management of the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency ( FERMA), by Engineer Solomon Kwaghe.

It will be recalled that the deceased lawmaker was the Vice Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on FERMA.

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