NYSC Cultural Carnival in Ebonyi: Promote our unity in diversity - Mrs Bamai


The State Coordinator of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mrs Bamai Mercy Dawuda, has called on the 2021 Batch 'A' stream 11 corps members of Ebonyi State, to see the NYSC cultural carnival as an avenue to promote the country's unity in diversity and national integration.
Mrs Bamai
 made this call while declaring the carnival open as NYSC clocked 48 years and the unity march as part of celebrating it. 

She stressed that despite our cultural, tribal and religious differences, that Nigerians are one in brotherhood. 

Speaking further, the State Coordinator explained the importance of the 'Unity March,' that has been introduced  into the already existing carnival.

Mrs Bamai in her usual leadership by example, set the tone of the cultural display by leading in the camp officials procession, after which the platoons 
showcased their various cultures.

Among the cultures displayed included Tiv, Fulani, Ijaw, Effik, Igbo, Bini, Urhobo ,Ibibio, Yoruba.

The corps members put up very impressive performances in their various displays.

The climax of the carnival was the unity march by the corps members carrying the national and the NYSC flag with various placards bearing inscriptions such as; "NYSC puts the Nation first," "NYSC for National Integration," "shun acts that divide us; and "in brotherhood we stand."

Others read: "NYSC is everywhere building a united Nation'', "united we stand - divided we fall,''  "together we can build a better Nigeria," and "Nigeria one people one nation."

NATIONAL PANEL reports that the corps members demonstrated high level of gratitude as they were excited to participate in this show of unity through the cultural carnival and the unity march in the camp.

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