- The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has pulled back 20 corps individuals from Fame Community, in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State over an assault by presumed cultists.
The NYSC had in March after cultists executed two serving corps individuals in Swali, likewise in Yenagoa Local Government Area took steps to pull back corps individuals from the state if the instability of corps individuals persevere.
Examinations uncovered that NYSC coordinated the withdrawal of the corps individuals following the announced intrusion of the cabin by speculated cultists who assaulted corps individuals, tied them and trucked away from their possessions.
An observer account said, “After gathering their things, the criminals perpetrated extreme wounds on some the corps individuals with cleavers, taking steps to slaughter them on the off chance that they set out to include the police.”
Affirming the episode, the Public Relations Officer of NYSC in the State, Mr. Matthew Ngobua, said he had been educated regarding the withdrawal of corps individuals serving in Fame however that he has not been informed on what prompted their resignation.
“Truly, the Yenagoa Zonal Inspector of the NYSC affirmed to me that corps individuals serving in Fame Community had been pulled back however he has not revealed to me the motivation behind why they were pulled back.
“When I am completely advised I would give all of you the subtleties you need. However, it is our choice that corps individuals be pulled back from regions where they don’t feel safe.”
Agbasa Ogilizibe, the adolescent leader of Fame Community has anyway begged the NYSC to cancel its choice and sent the corps individuals back to the network as young people of the system have set up important game plans to hinder a future reoccurrence of the appalling episode.
“In reality, some outfitted adolescents suspected to be cultists attacked their cabin and denied them of their assets, and they said they were going to report the episode at their office. I begged them to hang tight, so we work out modalities to guarantee they are sheltered all through their remain yet they won’t and proceeded to report the occurrence before they were pulled back.
“We must add to their wellbeing yet you realize security is everyone’s the same old thing. We have three schools in our locale, and the schools don’t have multiple instructors each.
“So the withdrawal of the Corps Members is truly influencing learning in the schools. We are engaging with them to return because we are prepared to do all that we can to guarantee they secured against such assaults.”