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Mr. Felix Ayibiowu, The Assistant Director, Community Development Service, Mr. Felix Ayibiowu, has charged the 2021 Batch C Stream II corps members to serve in order to add value to their respective communities and thereby leave positive footprints in the sands of the community where they are serving.

Mr Ayibiowu made the statement while delivering a CDS lecture at the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Ede, on Friday.

He started up the lecture by giving a brief on Community Development Service, stating that its an avenue to identify the needs of your immediate community and profer ways to solve them.

He listed out the different projects that corps members can engage in which include: construction projects, adult literacy and education, free extramural lessons for students, sensitisation, health outreaches, empowerment programmes, among others.

He enlightened the members on the different types of Community Development Service which are the Group and Individual Community Service. The group Community Development Service is the year round CDS that all corps members must fulfil such as: NEMA, Editorial. Charity, Road Safety, Medical, Legal Aid groups, to mention but a few.

“To indulge in individual Community Development Service, you have to identify the needs of the community, such as transportation, good water, toilets, etc. Thereafter, you follow the laid down procedure for project execution as spelt out in the ABC of CDS”, He added.

He made it clear that the corps members are expected to mobilize funds, document the contact and addresses of interested sponsors and then write an application letter to the state coordinator, indicating to start an individual project.

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The corps members are to state the reasons, benefits to the intended recipients and place of intended project execution. The state coordinator will give an approval letter if the project is worthwhile before starting an individual project.

He stated the need to belong to a particular Community Development Service Group and the need to give evidences of areas you intend to work on for reference purposes.

“After finishing the project, you are expected to write a letter to the state coordinator to accredit the project after which the corps member can be recommended for awards” he added.

Still speaking on awards, he listed the types of awards, which include: Chairman’s Award, State Coordinator’s s Commendation, State Honors Award, and the Presidential Honors Award, which is the highest with great benefits attached.

As he concluded, he said that in securing a Presidential Honors Award, the corps members could enjoy the following benefits: Presidential handshake, monetary rewards, automatic employment, sponsorship to PhD level within or outside Nigeria.

He urged the corps members to serve to impact positively upon their host communities not for awards but as part of their humanitarian service as God is the ultimate Rewarder.

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