July 1, 2022 8:43 pm

Beat unemployment with your skills, Jingi Advises NYSC Corps Members, As Platoon 4 Wins 2022 Batch A Stream 1 Abia Camp Inter-platoon SAED Competition


By Our Reporter


Platoon 4 has emerged overall winner in the 2022 Batch A stream 1 inter-platoon Skills Aquisition and Entreprenueship Development, SAED competition in the NYSC Abia State Orientation Camp.


During the event, which took place at the NYSC Permanent orientation camp, Umunna in Bende L.G.A, of Abia State and which also featured: skills competition, demonstration and exhibition of products by corps members, the platoon garnered 284 points ahead of other platoons to emerge winner, while platoon 7 and 5 returned 2nd and 3rd position respectively.

Corps members in action during the competition


Declaring close the SAED activities for the batch, the State Coordinator, Mr Jingi Denis called on the corps members to ensure they continue with the zeal they exhibited in the in-camp training during their service year post camp training to enable them escape unemployment.


He further enjoined them to take advantage of the the various funding options for NYSC through her collaborations with financial institutions to fund their business.


Earlier in her remarks, the Head of SAED Branch of the scheme in the state, Mrs Chidimma Osuagwu, urged the NYSC members to keep learning, relearning and practicing the skills they have learnt, even as she charged them to take the post camp training very seriously.


She also appreciated the SAED trainers for their effort and the camp officials for their support, during the one week intensive skill acquisition programme.

The corps members during the event


The event which saw the Camp Director, Mrs Nkechi Goddy-Ekezie and other camp officials, in attendance featured competitions in some skills area, demonstration and exhibition of product in all the twelve SAED skills set, such as furniture, photography and film making, agro allied, cosmetology, leather works, authomobile, ICT among others.

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