The Federal Government has directed that orientation camps of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) be open as from November 10.
The management of the NYSC asked prospective corps members to adhere strictly to COVID-19 protocols as the camps reopen.
Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, announcement this in a tweet on Thursday.The minister tweeted: “The resumption of the NYSC orientation camps for prospective youth corps members has been approved and opens on November 10, 2020. Full COVID-19 protocols will be enforced.”
The NYSC management, said the programme will run in the 36 orientation camps, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.
In her message at the passing out of 1,727 corps members on Thursday,Mrs. Grace Akpabi , the scheme’s Ondo State Coordinator, announced that three Batch “C” members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) died in Ondo State in the course of their service year.
Mrs. Akpabi, who urged the corps members to choose the path of truth and honour, said four other corps members had their service extended for various offences.