Unvaccinated corps members barred from orientation camps by the NYSC authorities
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) authorities have prevented unvaccinated corps members from attending orientation camps.
In a nationwide virtual speech to the 2021 Batch “C” Stream Two corps members and camp authorities on Monday, December 13, NYSC Director-General Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim revealed this.
Ibragim, who observed that the scheme was contributing to the fight against Coronavirus after the Omicron COVID variant was discovered in the country, also cautioned that there is nothing like a two-week respite after leaving the Orientation Camp.
“We want to make sure that we strictly follow COVID-19’s non-pharmaceutical protocols,” he stated.
Instead of pursuing the scarcely available salaried jobs, Ibrahim advised corps members to add value to themselves by learning skills that would enable them to become business owners.
Members of the Corps were also warned not to embark on night or unauthorized travels, but to break any journey that lasted longer than 6:00 p.m. and spend the night in a safe location.
“Find out where the NYSC Corps Lodges, Secretariats, and Army barracks are, and make sure you spend the night there for journeys that would take you past six o’clock to reach to your destination,” he stated.