Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has directed the caretaker committee chairmen in the 27 Local Government Areas to allocate land to the 1,545 corps members deployed to the state to enhance agricultural production.
Okorocha, who was represented by Deputy Governor Eze Madu mere gave the directive at the opening of orientation for the 2016 Batch ‘B’ corps members posted to the state at Eziama Obaire in Nkwerre council on Monday.
He stressed the state`s determination to identify with the laudable agricultural policy of the Federal Government to tackle the nation`s problem of food insufficiency.
While congratulating them for their achievements, he called on them to discharge their duties diligently in their various places of assignment.
I welcome you to Imo hospitality. Pay attention to the programmes lined up for the orientation. Interact with one another and people of the community which is the beauty and essence of the NYSC.
Meanwhile, the State Coordinator of NYSC, Mr. Isaac Fasano expressed gratitude to the state government for the numerous supports given to the scheme and for approving the construction of two additional hostels in the camp to accommodate more corps members just as he urged the corps members to be law-abiding.