Rochas Okorocha Allocates Lands To Corpers; Tells Them To Farm

Governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha, has directed caretaker committee chairmen in the 27 local government areas to allocate land to 1,545 corps members deployed to the state to enhance agricultural production.
nysc-passing-out-ceremony-in-josOkorocha gave the directive at the opening of orientation for the 2016 Batch ‘B’ corps members posted to the state.

He said this was in line with the state’s determination to identify with the laudable agricultural policy of the federal government to tackle the nation’s problem of food insufficiency.

Represented by Eze Madumere, his deputy, the governor advised the corps members to pay serious attention to all programmes lined up for them during the orientation.

While congratulating them for their achievements, he urged them to discharge their duties diligently in their various places of assignment.
He said:

“I welcome you to Imo hospitality. Pay attention to the programmes lined up for the orientation. Interact with one another and people of the community which is the beauty and essence of the NYSC,”

Isaac Fasanu, state coordinator of NYSC, said 1,545 corps members comprising 855 males and 690 females were posted to Imo.

He expressed appreciation to the government for the numerous supports given to the scheme and for approving the construction of two additional hostels in the camp.

He also thanked the governor for the donation of a vehicle and appealed to him to continue supporting the scheme by complementing efforts in feeding and other logistics.

Fasanu urged the corps members to be law-abiding.

He said the programme would instill discipline, positive attitude, skills and broad world view in them and reposition them to stand on their own.

The NYSC state coordinator said the scheme would also equip the corps members with leadership qualities and prepare them mentally and physically to face future challenges.

The highlight of the programme was the oath taking by the corps members, administered by the representative of the chief judge of Imo, Theresa Chikeka.

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  • comrade segun

    Hahaha hahaha this man dey okay

  • emekachilaka

    ahahahaha o boy this man na comedian

  • Kenny D Osonwa

    Lolz, corpers don turn farmers, haba.

  • chika bibian

    That’s good

  • vivian Ify

    Don’t know if this is a good one or not

  • Mohammad Isah

    It is a welcomed development, but give them machines and more funds

    • Cornel Nwankwo

      That is it

  • Olovo Obinna

    Very funny governor…misplaced priority…he should do that to himself n his entire executives n legislators

    • Mohammad Isah

      No its not misplaced..we need to diversify for a better nigeria

      • Olovo Obinna

        Diversify….ok ooo

      • Cornel Nwankwo

        I support u bro

  • Mezzy Gilbert

    And let d farming begins,but for ds age na machine dey do d most of d work for developed countries

  • WillieBravo

    That’s a good gesture. Let he who is wise sow now so he can reap before he leaves the state.

  • Cornel Nwankwo

    That is if the students of that batch will appreciate such……..

  • badmos

    We must surely get there.

  • Hehehehe my sister is serving there..she wey turn farmer

    • emekachilaka

      which LGA is she confirm from her