Anambra State: NYSC Holds Cultural Carnival For Corp Members

Chinwe Onuigbo, Awka

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In order to expose Nigerian youths, to different cultures and languages in the country, members of the National Youth Service Corp, NYSC, 2022 Batch C Stream One in Anambra, recently, held cultural carnival at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Unity NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Umuawulu/Mbaukwu, Awka South Local Government Area of the state.

The cultural carnival, according to the state coordinator of the scheme, Mrs Blessed Ekene Iruma, is a ritual by which Corps members are brought together to enable them appreciate the beauty, gains and strength the country in its diversity.
She reminded Corp members that maintaining Nigeria’s unity is a shared responsibility, with a role for them to play.

The NYSC Coordinator, who described Ndi-Anambra(Anambra people) as accommodating, urged the State Governor, Chukwuma Soludo, to address the erosion portion currently damaging part of the Orientation Camp.

She reiterated the Scheme sustained relationship with the State Government and security agencies in the state for the numerous supports they have been giving to the NYSC and Corp members serving in the state, and expressed hope that the governor will sustain the gesture to enable the state continuously enjoy the benefits of the scheme.

It was gathered that performance of different cultural groups in Nigeria, martial arts, sack race, thread in the needle, catching the rain, filling the can were activities that featured during the cultural carnival.

 

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