President Muhammadu Buhari, has on Tuesday, in his home, Daura, Katsina State, donated N1 million, 2 cows, and 20 bags of rice, to the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, members serving in Daura Local Government Area of the State, Page 36 learnt.
Alex Obemeata, the NYSC Spokesperson in Katsina State, who disclosed this in a statement today, said that the President’s gesture was delivered to them when they visited him in Daura, to celebrate the Eid-El-Kabir.
His words: “It was another joyous Sallah day for the corps members serving in Daura, the country home of Mr. President, as he was at home for the 2021 Sallah celebration.
“Usually, when Mr. President is at home for Sallah celebration, corps members go to his house to welcome him and wish him ‘Happy Sallah’.
“In like manner, on July 20, 2021, the corps members in Daura, were at the President’s house for the Sallah wishes, and it was a celebration of the century.
“They were given 2 cows, 20 bags of rice, and N1 million.”
He added that the President commended the NYSC members, and urged them to be good Ambassadors of their country, and stay committed towards the development of Nigeria.
He further noted that the NYSC State Coordinator, Ahidjo Yahaya, on behalf of the NYSC Director-General, Shuaibu Ibrahim, thanked the President for the gesture.
He disclosed that the action of the President would encourage Nigerians to believe in the spirit of national unity and integration, which the NYSC stands for and preaches.
Ahidjo prayed for God’s protection and good health for the President.
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