Delta State will today 14th February 2020, join the rest of the states in the country to hold a 10 Million Man peaceful demonstration against corruption.
Informing the press, at the Federal Secretariat in Asaba, the State Coordinator of NYSC, Mrs. Olutayo Samuel, said that over 500 corps members in Delta had been lined up to participate in the exercise, billed for 8 O’Clock in the morning adding that there will be a sensitization campaign match from the Federal Secretariat through Interbau to Nnebisi Road in Asaba today, friday 14 February, 2020.
The event is being overseen by the Delta State Chapter of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC in collaboration with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Mrs. Olutayo Samuel said “The essence is to let everybody know that anti corruption is a major policy of Mr President and there is need for every hand to be on deck in curtailing it.
“It is important to let you know that these gentlemen you see in my office are officials of EFCC and they are fully involved in this national assignment”, she posited.
Mrs. Samuel further stated that while this nationwide sensitization crusade would collectively hold across the country today, the corps members who are EFCC Vanguards would sustain the tempo through their Community Development Services, CDS.
She affirmed that the exercise would be holding simultaneously in the 36 States of the federation and including the FCT.
The coordinator further stated that the corps members’ core requirement was to continually sensitize the people on the need to shun corruption and assist in whatever guide to rid our country of corrupt tendencies.
Speaking on possible safety measures, Mrs. Samuel assured of the presence of Road Safety officials to help with the control of traffic adding that there will also be paramedics to assist in cases of health emergency response.
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