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Local Government Council Pledges To Pay Marriage Expenses Of Serving Corps Members



Kaiama Local Government Council of Kwara has pledged to finance the marriage of any serving female National Youth Service Corps member that marries a man from the council area.
The chairman of the council, Alhaji Alhassan Bagudu, made the pledge on Wednesday in Kaiama while receiving the 2015 Batch “A” corps members posted to the council.
According to him, the council would also pay 20 per cent of marriage expenses of any male NYSC member that marries a lady from the area. The Council boss said the gesture is to foster unity in the country in line with the objective of the NYSC scheme.
“I have to tell you that you are `corpers of change, corpers of destiny’ because you are coming at a time that change is about to happen. I was a corps member like you some years back. So, feel free to come to me for anything,” he said,
The chairman guaranteed the safety of the NYSC members in the council.

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