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Bayelsa Guber Poll: Don’t Endanger Your Lives, DG Cautions Youth Corps Members

The Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, has advised serving corps members who will take part in the November 16 Governorship election in Bayelsa state to think of their safety first when crisis set in.
He cautioned the corps members who will serve as adhoc workers during the election to “run for your dear lives in case of any emergency and don’t endanger your safety.”
The DG admonished the corps members to be security-conscious and look for escape routes in case of emergency.
“Be courteous when dealing with the electorates, caution yourself when provoked and ensure that your phone is fully charged with enough call cards during the election,” he said.
The DG, in a statement today, November 8 by Mrs. Adenike Adeyemi, Director, Press and Public Relations, NYSC headquarters Abuja, also warned the corps members to abide by the electoral laws during the election.
The NYSC DG said that the involvement of corps members in the country’s electoral system had added more credibility to previous elections, describing them as “patriotic Nigerians on National Assignment that deserves proper welfare from every Nigerian.
“Be neutral and non-partisan because NYSC would not tolerate and Corps Member that violate the Electoral Act.”