Mallamsidi (Gombe State) – Security has been beefed up at the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) camp in Gombe, as some of the more than 2,050 Batch `B’ corps members begin to report in camp.
Mr Manesah Igyuse, the Gombe State Coordinator of the NYSC, disclosed this on Monday in an interview in Mallamsidi, headquarters of the Kwami Local Government area.
He said the state government was doing everything possible to ensure that those posted to the state for the orientation exercise, were secured.
“The military have been moved into the camp with their armoured tank and are combat ready, so nobody will even attempt to come and attack it.
“More soldiers and policemen have also been drafted to boost security in the camp,’’ he said.
Tthe Batch `B’ corps members started arriving in the camp for orientation exercise on Monday.
Igyuse assured them of adequate security, saying that as far as the state was concerned, they had no problem with their safety.
About 1,007 corps members participated in the Batch `B’ orientation exercise in 2011.
The 445 Batch `A’ corps members, who served in the state passed out recently.