Members of batches A & B, Year 2020 of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), have been charged to live a life that is worthy of emulation and always maintain adequate professional ethics in the discharge of their primary assignments.
Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu who was also a resource person, during the orientation programme for the two batches of the corps members, at Ogun State NYSC Camp in Sagamu, urged them to see themselves as life moulders that are capable of impacting positively on the lives of the people, especially the youth.
Prof. Arigbabu who taught them to adopt spirit of competency, creativity, collaboration and care in whatever duties they were given, to make them stand out among their colleagues, added that discipline, higher professional standards, respect for others and active participation are also necessary attitude they must possess, in order to succeed in life.
“This lecture will avail you the opportunities to understand professional ethics, in order not to mess up in your place of primary assignments. You need to understand that you are life moulders and live models, so you need to inculcate discipline for you to be a positive one.
“Other points are, you must respect yourselves and the constituted authority, avoid any ridiculous act, don’t discriminate, stand for justice, be competent, be creative and always collaborate positively with others, if you’re to succeed in your endeavours”, Arigbabu said.
Speaking, the State Coordinator of NYSC, Mrs. Belinda Faniyi said the programme was put in place to educate the corps members on relevant knowledge needed in the various fields they might have been posted to, advising them to make good use of the scheme.
A Corps member, Opeyemi David who spoke on behalf of others expressed gratitude to government, describing the programme as crucial to their lives, promising they would reciprocate the opportunity to serve their fatherland.