The Governor of Delta State, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, had called on corps members to be part of the sustainable development efforts of the Delta State Government.

Dr. Okowa who made the call at Issele-Uku while declaring the 2015 Batch "A" Stream 11 Orientation Course for members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) posted to Delta State closed. He asserted that his administration is going to embark upon projects that would be beneficial to all while ensuring prosperity for all Deltans The governor who was represented by his deputy, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro, congratulated the corps members for responding positively and comporting themselves well while successfully completing the three weeks orientation course.

He assured the corps members of the warmth and love of Deltans in their place of primary assignment and urge them to respect the cultural norms and traditions of the people, advising that corps members have to assiduously learn to show understanding and adaptability as a way of justifying some of the reasons for the national service.

Dr. Okowa noted that, through the orientation course, corps members have been equipped with leadership qualities of perseverance, endurance, discipline, selflessness, sacrifice as well as the ability to live amicably with other from different socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

He emphasized that the various youth development and skill acquisition centres located in almost all the local government areas of the state will prove as a veritable platform for them to enhance the ten-day acquisition skill programme they had during the orientation course. The governor while urging the corps members to be discreet and objective in their analysis of national events, appealed to them to be cautious in all activities and undertakings and advised them to shun adventures that could be detrimental to their future or pose serious dangers to their lives. He implored all corps members to moderate the ecstasy of youthful exudberance in their undertaking during the year.

The Secretary to the State Government, (SSG), who is also the Chairman, Delta State NYSC Government Board Council, Hon. Ovie Agas, in an interview with newsmen said the state government will ensure that the facilities in the camp were upgraded to meet international standard.

Hon. Agas urge corps members to put in their best in order to impact positively on the community where they will perform their primary assignment adding that the people of Delta State are hospitable and they should enjoy the hospitality.