Many congratulations to the Batch C National Youth Service Corp Members as you pass out. Enjoy each moment of your last passing out parade. Be thankful and hopeful that success is sure as you enter the labour market!. Unfortunately,The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Bayelsa will not conduct a passing-out ceremony for 2011 Batch ‘C’ corps members because of the flood disaster in the state, an official said.
The NYSC Public Relations Officer in Bayelsa, Mr Pius Iyamah, made the information known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Yenagoa on Wednesday.
Iyamah said, “the passing-out which is scheduled to hold on Oct.18, 2012 without the usual ceremony.
“We will assemble them at the secretariat and call out their names to receive their certificates due to the situation in the state occasioned by the flood disaster. ”
Iyamah disclosed that the ongoing distribution of relief materials to flood victims had compelled the NYSC to shelve the ceremony.
The Yenagoa City Hall normally used for the passing out ceremony by the NYSC has been turned to a storage centre for relief materials, he said.
NAN reports that the flood has also affected social and economic activities in Yenagoa, asalmost every available space has been taken over by flood victims.
The victims are currently camped at the Indoor halls of Samson Siasia Sports Stadium, Bishop Dimeri Grammar School, andthe premises of Community Primary School in Ovom, among others. (NAN). However, we still congratulate all ex- corpers and wish you goodluck!