The members of Nationwide Youth Service Corps (NYSC) presently being engaged for the conduct of the final elections nationwide have written to the Chairman of the Unbiased Pure Electoral Fee (INEC), Prof Mamood Yakubu, detailing their ugly experiences and whole neglect when it comes to welfares since they have been engaged by the fee
In an open letter signed by one David Frank, on behalf of your complete Corps members within the nation and dated February 16, 2019, the Corp members drawn the eye of the Chairman to the predicaments being confronted nationwide with no hope of being addressed by the Fee
The letter reads, “We thanks and your whole employees to your resilience and dedication in the direction of giving Nigerians a reputable election.
“We additionally want to draw your consideration to the plight and neglect which we the members of the Nationwide Youth Service Corps of Nigeria have been subjected to everywhere in the nation and we warn that we will provide the full size of our tongues if this abuse of privilege isn’t put underneath examine by your Fee.
“In the identical vein, we name on the Director-Basic NYSC Brig Gen. S. Z. Kazaure as a matter of urgency to denounce no matter type of settlement he entered with INEC that prompted INEC to assume we might be used as sacrificial lambs all within the title of working as electoral umpires
“Sir, you and your Fee lured us to traps yesterday (Friday). You mandated all Corps members to find their pulling models and sleep over to the next day for election with none plan as to the welfare of the Corps members
“We slept underneath the moonlight with pure AC from heaven freezing our physique. We fought with mosquitoes, ants and all of the beasts that fly at night time. It was a horrible and horrible expertise.
“Our colleagues within the northern a part of the nation suffered regrettably underneath the chilly north-east wind which blows throughout the Sahara desert and fetches the poor Corps members on the inexperienced hillsides.
“There have been instances of threats to life when makes an attempt have been made by marauders to grab away supplies underneath our custody with out safety. It was inhumane of you, Mr Chairman.
“With the hell we went by means of, we weren’t remunerated. We left stranded and annoyed.
“A few of us that the Fee relocated from East to West and from South to North, we went again to our numerous PPAs on our personal. That is man’s inhumanity to man, Mr Chairman.
“We write to tell you that we’ve got misplaced hope and confidence on this Fee and as such, not in your ad-hoc duties.
“Permit us to focus on our obligatory providers to the nation. One other type of rip-off however we’re contented in comparison with the loss of life warrant you virtually lured us into signing.
“We name on the Worldwide Labour Organisation to warn your Fee by no means to ask us once more on any of your assignments. Do it your self and let’s see if you’ll topic your self to such injustice.”