The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, has given Ministerial Honours Award to 76 corps members that served and distinguished themselves in the Federal Capital Territory between 2011 to 2013.
The made this known during the closing ceremony of the NYSC FCT 2016 Batch “A”, stream 2, Orientation Course, in Kubwa-Abuja, on Wednesday.
The minister said that the FCT Administration has concluded plans to extend the same Ministerial Honours Award to the corps members that served and distinguished themselves from 2014 till date.
Bello said that the FCT Administration would continue to reward corps members who embarked on programmes that impacted positively on the lives of the residents of the territory.
“It will interest you to know that recently I approved the Honours Award/recognition of 76 corps members who distinguished themselves in the course of their service within the FCT in the 2011-2013 service years,” he said. “I hope to do the same for outstanding corps members of 2014 to date.”
The minister charged the corps members to accept posting to rural communities in the territory where their service would be greatly felt rather than lobbying to be posted to “juicy places.”