The Minister of Police Affairs, Senator Ibrahim Gaidam has described the role played by corps members as crucial to the safety, security and well-being of citizens.

Stating this in Abuja at the weekend during the presentation of a report on the role of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in improving policing in Nigeria, Giadam said corps members in his ministry were a testament to the willingness to serve and protect the country with honour and integrity.

In the statement signed by the Deputy Director of Information and Public Relations in the ministry, Bolaji Kazeem, the Minister added that the momentous occasion of the NYSC book launch/presentation programme stood as a testimony to the unity, diversity, and strength of Nigeria.

According to him, the NYSC programme is a catalyst for accelerated national development and implored the corps members to take with utmost seriousness, the nation’s clarion call to selfless service.

In his goodwill message, the Director General of NYSC, represented by the Assistant Director of Human Resources Management in the Federal Capital Territory, Mrs Chika Chris-Moneke, lauded the conducive atmosphere created for the corp members to come up with laudable initiatives