Prospective Corps Members for the 2021 Batch ‘C’ Stream Two Orientation Course have been warned against coming to camp with fake COVID-19 document for registration. [Read also: COVID19 Protocol For Prospective Corps Members – Official]
NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim gave this warning today during a live webinar jointly hosted by the National Youth Service Corps and Nigeria Centre for Disease Control in preparation for the 2021 Batch ‘C’ Stream Two Orientation Course. [Read also: 55 Things NYSC Members Should Not Leave Home Without]
He said anyone caught with fake COVID-19 document in camp would be handed over to the law enforcement agents for prosecution.
He added that adequate measures have been put in place to ensure the safety of all NYSC Orientation Camps across the country.
“Ensure that you are a good and law-abiding citizen. If you violate COVID-19 safety guidelines, we have COVID-19 vanguard in camp and you will be decamped”, be said. [Read also: 3 Tips To Protect Your Valuables During NYSC Camp]
The DG added that NYSC is a Federal Government agency that would key into the directive of the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19, directing all public servants to present evidence of COVID-19 vaccination starting from first of December this year.
He urged all camp participants to get COVID-19 vaccine before coming to camp and also be prepared to undergo COVID-19 test, adding that only those that test negative would be allowed entry into the camp, while those that test positive would be handed over to NCDC officials for treatment and management. [Read also: Tips For Nursing And Pregnant Women During NYSC Orientation Camp]
He said the Scheme has been into partnership with the National Primary Healthcare Agency and State Ministries of Health on the safe conduct of Orientation Courses.
Ibrahim thanked the Federal Government and Nigeria Centre for Disease Control for supporting the Scheme, especially in its Orientation Course activities since the outbreak of COVID-19. [Read also: 5 Reasons You Should Not Carry Your Laptop To NYSC Camp]
He advised the Prospective Corps Members to avoid night journeys while going to camp, urging them to break their journey if it will take them beyond 6pm. He counselled that they should pass the night in NYSC Secretariat, military barracks, Corps Lodge or other safe places. [Read also: Some Didn’t Wear Pants: Shocking Experience In Delta NYSC Camp – Muslim Corpers]