By Stellamaries Amuwa
The Gwarzo Consultative Forum, Kano State has applauded the Director-General, NYSC, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim for his favourable disposition to Corps Members’ welfare.
The Chairman of the Forum, Dr Habibu Sadauki made this known during a courtesy visit to General Ibrahim on behalf of the people of Gwarzo Community for procuring prosthetic limbs for Corps Member Nurudeen Tahir.
Recalled that Corps Member Nurudeen Tahir, an indigene of Gwarzo in Kano State was involved in a road traffic accident after his Orientation Course in Taraba State last year, which led to the amputation of his only remaining arm having lost one at a tender age.
In his resolve to improving the welfare of Corps Members, General Ibrahim approved the procurement of prosthetic limbs for Nurudeen Tahir which has been delivered to the Corps Member.
Sadauki, who lauded General Ibrahim for his visit to Nurudeen while on admission at the Federal Medical Centre Jalingo, also commended his compassionate efforts towards bringing him back to normal life.
“We are highly moved by your compassionate gesture. We cannot thank you enough, the Gwarzo Community and Nurudeen’s parents are appreciative of your gesture.
“Thank you for all the support right from when he was on admission up till now”, Sadauki said.
Meanwhile, Dr Sadauki also commended General Ibrahim over his efforts in combating the menace of unqualified graduates trying to infiltrate the NYSC Mobilization process.
In his response, General Ibrahim stated that the NYSC Scheme under his leadership would not undermine the welfare of any Corps Member. He noted that NYSC is known for effective welfare of Corps Members within its jurisdiction.
“We will continue to act as a father to Nurudeen and we will do our best to ensure his full recovery.
“We must demonstrate good leadership over the children that are placed under our watch”, General Ibrahim stated.