Abuja – Following the armed robbery attack on one of the Corpers’ Lodges in Jalingo, Taraba State, the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has appealed for calm, assuring that security measures had been put in place for corps members across the country.
NYSC in a statement in Abuja, meanwhile, called on Taraba State Government to come to the aid of those who lost valuable belongings in the incident.
The scheme appealed to parents of the victims to see the robbery incident as an isolated case, that should not be taken as security threat, while calling on the Police authorities in the state to fish out the perpetrators.
The statement said, “NYSC management wishes to appeal to the Taraba State Government, which sits in locus parentis for the corps members serving in the state to take steps towards alleviating the suffering of those who lost valuable belongings in the incident. Taraba State Police Command is also urged to expedite action towards fishing out the perpetrators of this dastardly act and to make them to face the full wrath of the law.
“Management also appeals to the parents of the corps members to see the incident as an isolated case of brigandage, which should not be taken as a security breach. On its part, the NYSC will continue to work with relevant stakeholders to ensure the continued protection of corps members nationwide”.