Mr. Felix Ayibiowu, The Assistant Director, Neighborhood Improvement Service, Mr. Felix Ayibiowu, has charged the 2021 Batch C Stream II corps members to serve with a purpose to add worth to their respective communities and thereby go away constructive footprints within the sands of the neighborhood the place they’re serving.
Mr Ayibiowu made the assertion whereas delivering a CDS lecture on the NYSC Everlasting Orientation Camp, Ede, on Friday.
He began up the lecture by giving a short on Neighborhood Improvement Service, stating that its an avenue to determine the wants of your quick neighborhood and profer methods to unravel them.
He listed out the totally different tasks that corps members can interact during which embrace: building tasks, grownup literacy and training, free extramural classes for college kids, sensitisation, well being outreaches, empowerment programmes, amongst others.
He enlightened the members on the several types of Neighborhood Improvement Service that are the Group and Particular person Neighborhood Service. The group Neighborhood Improvement Service is the yr spherical CDS that each one corps members should fulfil akin to: NEMA, Editorial. Charity, Highway Security, Medical, Authorized Help teams, to say however a couple of.
“To take pleasure in particular person Neighborhood Improvement Service, you need to determine the wants of the neighborhood, akin to transportation, good water, bogs, and so forth. Thereafter, you observe the laid down process for mission execution as spelt out within the ABC of CDS”, He added.
He made it clear that the corps members are anticipated to mobilize funds, doc the contact and addresses of sponsors after which write an software letter to the state coordinator, indicating to begin a person mission.
The corps members are to state the explanations, advantages to the supposed recipients and place of supposed mission execution. The state coordinator will give an approval letter if the mission is worth it earlier than beginning a person mission.
He acknowledged the necessity to belong to a selected Neighborhood Improvement Service Group and the necessity to give evidences of areas you plan to work on for reference functions.
“After ending the mission, you’re anticipated to jot down a letter to the state coordinator to accredit the mission after which the corps member will be beneficial for awards” he added.
Nonetheless talking on awards, he listed the forms of awards, which embrace: Chairman’s Award, State Coordinator’s s Commendation, State Honors Award, and the Presidential Honors Award, which is the best with nice advantages connected.
As he concluded, he mentioned that in securing a Presidential Honors Award, the corps members may get pleasure from the next advantages: Presidential handshake, financial rewards, automated employment, sponsorship to PhD stage inside or exterior Nigeria.
He urged the corps members to serve to impression positively upon their host communities not for awards however as a part of their humanitarian service as God is the last word Rewarder.