The Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, has known as for the safety of members of the Nationwide Youth Service Corps (NYSC), that might be used as ad-hoc employees through the governorship polls in Edo State on September 19.
The monarch made the decision on Thursday, when the NYSC Director-Basic, Brig Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, paid him a go to.
He promised to hitch forces with NYSC, to make sure full safety of Corps members who will probably be taking part within the election.
“There’s a want for the Corps members to be protected due to the determined angle of some politicians.
“Determined aspiration of politicians isn’t well worth the blood of any corps member; they have to be shielded from any assault”, the Oba stated.
In response, Ibrahim famous that the Corps members are usually not partisan, however solely discharging their patriotic duties to their fatherland.
He additionally confirmed the NYSC was intently working with the Presidential Activity Power (PTF) on COVID-19, forward of the nation-wide reopening of orientation camps, to be able to guarantee a pandemic-free train.