Ahead of reopening of orientation camps next week Tuesday, the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has directed all its State Coordinators, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to ensure strict compliance with COVID-19 protocols.
Director-General of the NYSC, Brig – Gen, Shuaibu Ibrahim, disclosed this in a statement by the Director of Press and Public Relations, NYSC, Mrs. Adenike Adeyemi.
The DG commended the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and the NCDC for recommending the safe re-opening of the orientation camps nationwide.
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The scheme will continue its three weeks orientation programme for Batch “B” Stream II on 19th of January 2021 amidst increase in COVID – 19 cases.
According to guidelines put in place, prospective Corps Members and camp officials will be subjected to COVID-19 tests as pre-condition for entry into the orientation camps nationwide.
Ibrahim stated that Corps Vanguards and enforcement teams have been constituted for all the camps, to ensure strict compliance, as well as support the national response efforts in stemming the tide of the new wave of the Pandemic.