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    Federal Government Announces NYSC Orientation Camps Resumption Date

     Federal Government Announces NYSC Orientation Camps Resumption Date

    Federal Government Announces NYSC Orientation Camp Resumption Date


    The Federal Government has mandated that the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation camps be opened as from November 10.

    NYSC management asked potential corps members to strictly adhere to COVID-19 protocols as the camps reopen.

    The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, announced this in a tweet on Thursday.

    The minister tweeted: "The resumption of NYSC orientation camps for prospective youth corps members has been approved and opens on November 10, 2020. Full COVID-19 protocols will apply."

    The NYSC administration, in a two-paragraph statement, said the program will run in all 36 orientation camps, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.

    In addition, three members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Batcj "C" died in Ondo State during their year of service.

    Another died in Osun state in the year of service.

    Ondo's NYSC state coordinator, Ms. Grace Akpabi, made the announcement on Thursday in Akure, the state capital, in her message regarding the passing of 1,727 members of the corps

    Ms. Akpabi, who urged corps members to choose the path of truth and honor, said that the service  year for four other corps members was extended for various offences.

    She further reiterated that five others would repeat the service year for running away from their primary assignment.

    The Ondo NYSC coordinator, who spoke at a key celebration for observance of the COVID-19 protocols, said members of the body had made the country proud.

    Additionally, two members of the NYSC 2019 Batch "C", Stream 2 at Ebonyi State are repeating their year of service for elopement.

    Seven others will have their year of service extended for various crimes.

    NYSC State Coordinator Ms. Mercy Bamai said this during the batch's handover ceremony.

    "A total of seven members of the corps, five men and two women, also received an extension of their year of service for committing various crimes that violate NYSC byelaw," she said.

    The state coordinator said the batch had 1,253 corps members, comprising 628 males and 625 females.

    She further added that members of the scheme were in their best behaviours during the service year.

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