The Kaduna State Government has restated its commitment towards human capital development to ensure self-reliance and productivity.
The Acting Governor of the State, Dr Hadiza Balarabe stated in Kaduna while receiving seven National Youth Service Corps, NYSC presidential award winners from the State.
The presidential award recipients, who are indigenes of Kaduna impacted positively on the various host communities they served through community projects.
Dr Balarabe commended the former NYSC members for their meritorious service to the Nation and urged them ”to remain good ambassadors of the State by exhibiting virtues that would make them good examples to other youths.”
“In Kaduna, we give the youths the opportunity to participate in our development programmes and so far, they have not disappointed us,” she stated.
Boosting human capacity
The Acting Governor said government has plans to boost human capacity across the State, to make life more meaningful for the people.
“We are putting the people first, we will continue to do our best and we will not relent until we get the needed results.
“Our government has established specific goals, we are pursing them with all seriousness so that we can leave enduring legacies,” she stressed.
On behalf of the awardees, George Samuel commended the State government for its youth development programmes.
“We are here to let the government know that we represented the state well and that we are ready to mentor those coming after us,” Mr Samuel said.
”These awards should encourage youths to shore-up their level of commitments while serving the nation,” he added.