The National Youth Service Corps has announced that from now on, no member of the corps will be deployed to any area facing security threats.
NYSC CEO Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim said this Tuesday at the 2021 Lot “A” preorientation workshop held in Karu, Nasarawa state.
He noted that this will go into effect during his upcoming 2021 Batch A Stream Two Orientation Course.
“Since the welfare and safety of corps members and staff is part of the political thrust of my administration, we will continue to work closely with relevant stakeholders to develop strategies for the protection of all corps members and the entire community of the body during the orientation course, ”he added.
NYSC added that the scheme is working with law enforcement agencies and would not undermine the safety of any member of the corps.
The NYSC CEO also revealed that the plan plans to increase camp capacity while still observing COVID-19 protocols across the country.
“We work closely with the Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) and the state ministries of health.
“We would take the opportunity of the workshop to, among other things, build on our experiences and explore the prospect of increasing camp capacity, without losing sight of the need to strictly adhere to COVID-19 safety protocols, as we learn to operate. optimally under the ‘new normal.