NYSC Abia coordinator donates wheelchair to corps member with disability

 NYSC Abia coordinator donates wheelchair to corps member with disability



By Leonard Okachie
Umunna (Abia), Sept. 5, 2023 (NAN) Mrs Ufuoma Dick-Iruenabere, the Abia Coordinator, National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) on Tuesday, donated a  brand new chair to a corps member living with disability, Mr Peter Onyebuchi (AB/23B/1807).
She presented the wheelchair to him during the closing ceremony and terminal parade for the 2023 Batch “B”  Stream II corps members at the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Umunna, Bende Local Government Area.


NYSC Abia Coordinator, Mrs Ufuoma Dick-Iruenabere.
The elated corps member expressed gratitude,  while saying that the wheelchair was a great relief to him.
Earlier in her opening remarks, Dick-Iruenabere said that no fewer than 1,805 corps members deployed to state successfully completed their orientation training programme.
She said that the corps members comprising 778 males and 1,027 females participated in physical training, drills, skills acquisition training, lectures and tradition of the host state.
She appealed to the government to intervene in facilitating the renovation and enhancement of camp and other NYSC facilities in the state.

In a speech, Gov. Alex Otti, assured the NYSC of his administration’s support for effective operation in the state.
Otti, represented by the Commissioner for Youths and Sports Development, Mr Nwobilor Ananaba, said “very soon you shall begin to see the desired changes in all NYSC facilities in the state.”
The governor while declaring the orientation course closed, charged the corps members to put into practice all that they had learnt as they were leaving the  camp for their places of primary assignments. (NAN)