The Ondo State Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Mrs. Victoria Nnenna Ani, has charged Muslim corps members to preach love to one another and unity of the country during this year Eid-el-Kabir festival.
Ani made the charge in a message on the occasion of the festival, sent to all corps members especially, Muslim faithful serving in Ondo State.
She said that by preaching love, individuals would be elevated in their sub consciousness to live ‘peacefully and harmoniously with fellow human beings and extend hands of fellowship and generous hearts of giving to them during thd festive season and always.
She admonished the corps members to let moderation be their watchword during the celebration and take cognisance of the new Delta variant of the COVID -19 which has been discovered in few states of the country.
“Do not lower your guards but vigorously intensify all efforts to ensure that all protocols put in place by the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID -19 and the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) are strictly adhered to as you freely mingle with people during this celebration period,” she said..
The NYSC coordinator appealed to members of the service corps to stay in their various communities where they were posted to serve and observe the festival rather than embarking on journey which she described as not economical.
“Our roads are bad and the highways are full of people with criminal intentions who are out to take advantage of security challenge to perpetrate various and unimaginable heinous acts against humanity,” she said.
The NYSC boss reiterated the commitment of the scheme to live up to her ultimate responsibility of providing adequate security for members of the service corps with a caveat that they would remain law abiding and patriotic citizens of Nigeria.
While wishing them a joyous celebrations, she tasked them to remain good ambassadors of the scheme and that of their respective families.