– NYSC members have been asked to meet some conditions before they can be admitted into camp
– They are expected not to have coronavirus and must present evidence
– There will be specialised date of resumption for prospective corps members
The National Youth Service Corps Scheme has listed conditions that must be met by 2020 Batch “B” Stream II prospective corps members before they are admitted into Orientation Camp.
Among the conditions is that they must possess a clearance certificate showing that they are not COVID-19 positive.
NYSC stated this in its “Safety protocols” issued ahead of the commencement of the 2020 Batch “B” Stream II Orientation Course on Tuesday, January 19, 2021.
“It is imperative to restate that everyone coming into the NYSC camps must undergo COVID-19 test, Corps Members, and officials alike. Only those that test negative are admitted into the camps,” it stated.
Other protocols are “PCMS are expected to go to their dashboard and fill in the COVID-19 test self-reporting format before printing call-up letters.
“PCMs are to download and print slip generated for presentation at Orientation camps.
“PCMS must adhere strictly to their assigned date of reporting to the orientation camps.
“No PCMS will be allowed into the camps if they come before their appointment date.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Nigeria continues to battle the second wave of the dreaded coronavirus federal authorities in the country are trying to reduce the possibility of mass infections.
On Friday, January 15, the federal ministry of health released new protocols for religious centres to adhere to.
The protocols include 12 updated guidelines for religious gatherings to follow to minimise the spread of coronavirus.
In a related development, following the announcement for the resumption of academic activities for all public and private schools across the country, the federal ministry of education has updated the COVID-19 guidelines for schools.
As part of the new guidelines, the federal government has suspended assembly and visiting days in all the schools.
Similarly, the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) on Friday, January 15, announced that it has shifted the date for the reopening of camps across Nigeria.
This was revealed by NYSC’s director-general, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, during a sensitisation webinar for the 2020 Batch B Stream II corps members.
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