12 corps members were given one year service extention by the National Youth Service Corps,Kano State.
This was made known by the state cordinator of the state, Mr. Ladan Baba, saying 12 corps members will repeat the service year for absconding from their places of primary assignment for three months.
He made this known on Friday while presenting the 2016 State Honours Award to outstanding corps members in the state.
Baba, who said that many corps members absconded from their duties without taking permission from appropriate authorities, added that 28 others would perform different punishments for committing various offences during the period.
He added that five others got warning letters.
The coordinator said 15 corps members excelled during the year by discharging their responsibilities diligently at their places of primary assignment.
He explained that five of those who performed well were in the 2016 Stream I, while 10 were in the 2016 Stream II batch.
According to him, the honoured corps members demonstrated patriotism, selflessness, dedication and commitment during the service year in Kano.
The Chairman, NYSC Governing Board in Kano State, Mr. Ado Abba, commended the efforts of the coordinator.
He said, “I commend you for bringing positive changes to the scheme within your short stay in the state.”
He urged corps members to be good ambassadors wherever they find themselves in future.
One of the honoured corps member, Miss Dorcas Awoluwa, expressed delight over the award and urged serving members to do their best at all times.
A total of 1,347 corps members completed the mandatory one-year service in Kano State.