Council boss promises facelift for Ondo orientation camp

Omotoshola Sarimakin, Ondo

The Chairman of Akoko Northeast Local Government Area, Ondo State, Hon Abdulkadir Asimiyu Adekunle has promised speedy Intervention of the Council in the provisions of basic infrastructure in the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Ikare-Akoko, located within the Area Council.

The Council boss made this disclosure while playing host to the NYSC Ondo State Coordinator, Mrs. Victoria Nnenna Ani who was in his Office on a Courtesy visit.

Hon Abdulkadir Adekunle noted that the service oriented objectives of the NYSC has for decades sustain national unity and development agenda of government. He therefore observed that as a stakeholder of the Scheme, the Council would strive within its limited resources to make the Orientation Camp attractive to the teeming graduate youths deployed to the State for national service.


According to him, “the dwindling revenue notwithstanding, the Local Government Council will continue to support the lofty programmes of the Scheme”, Hon Adekunle stressed.

Speaking on the constitution of NYSC Local Government Committee, Hon. Abdulkadir Adekunle promised to carefully study the relevant provisions of the NYSC Act in relation to the responsibilities of the Local Government Council and act accordingly.

The Council boss also disclosed that already his administration is making frantic efforts towards extending its advocacy to Federal Lawmakers, prominent indigenes as well as Philanthropists in the area to support the noble cause of transforming the NYSC Orientation Camp Ikare-Akoko into a model to be reckoned with in the Country.

While appreciating to the Local Government Council for its agelong support for the Scheme in the State, the NYSC Coordinator also declared that most of the structures in the Camp are old and begging for attention. She therefore made special appeal to the Council Chairman to use his good office to attract people of goodwill to support the worthy cause of turning around the fortunes of one of the oldest Camps in Nigeria.

The Chairman alongside his vice, Hon. Ayodeji Obayan had a group photograph with the State Coordinator, some officials and selected Corps members who were on her entourage.

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