From: Tunde Omolehin, Sokoto

, representing Sokoto North Senatorial District (APC-Sokoto) in the Senate, has said that the National Youths Service Corps Scheme (NYSC) remains a veritable tool for enhancing peace, unity and national development.

Wamakko, whom is also the Chairman, Senate Committee on Basic and Secondary Education, spoke when the Director-General of the scheme, Brigadier-Gen. Zakari Kazaure paid him a condolence visit on the recent death of his younger, member, House of Representatives, Kware/Wamakko federal constituency, Alhaji Abdullahi Muhammad Wamakko.

The former Sokoto governor maitained that the scheme has remained too critical and virtually indispensable in the scheme of affairs of Nigeria in the past 44 years.

“Corps members have been contributing in bolstering the socioeconomic development of Nigeria in many areas of health, education, democracy, infrastructural development and myriad of other ways.

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“The National Assembly will therefore continue to ensure sustainable funding of all its activities, as well as extend any needed moral support to it.”

The Senator further admonished corps members in the country to always regard any part of the nation they found themselves as home.

Kazaure, who was represented by the Sokoto  State Coordinator of the scheme, Alhaji Musa Abubakar, described the demise of the late lawmaker as a national loss.

A similar condolence message was delivered from the management of the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), by Engineer Solomon Kwaghe.

It could be recalled that the deceased was the Vice Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on FERMA.