Community Service

18

Community service is the core of the empowerment scheme. Through various work cadres such as; The Green Gang, The Sanitation Czars, The Paramedics, The Traffic Marshalls, The Sheriffs, The Teachers Corp and the Public works gang, the volunteers render selfless services to their communities.

The Green gang:  This group of volunteers are responsible for the beautification projects of the state government. They plant and maintain beautiful flowers in and around the state. They are kitted in deep Green colour uniform.

The Sanitation Czars: This group is responsible for dealing with issues relating to personal and public hygiene. They are provided with operational vehicles to collect waste (domestic) for proper disposal. They also conduct public sensitization on personal hygiene and public health matters.   They are kitted in Lemon green uniform.

The Paramedics: This group of volunteers are trained and certified to respond to emergency cases in and around the state. They provide ambulance services and first-aid care to the public when necessary. They are kitted in White uniform.

The Traffic Marshalls: This group of volunteers are deployed to major expressways to monitor free flow of vehicular movements and apprehend traffic offenders. They are provided with operational vehicles and kitted with Yellow and black uniform.

The Sheriffs: This group is responsible for the maintenance of public order. They patrol the major streets in the state and intervene when it is necessary to forestall any violation of law and order. They are kitted in Wine and Red uniform.

The Teachers Corp: This cadre is a pool of certified teachers within the OYES volunteer scheme. They are deployed to teach in various schools where their skills are mostly required.

The Public works gang: This group of volunteers are responsible for the maintenance of public properties such as roads, public buildings etc. This cadre is kitted in Black and Chocolate uniform.