This full NYSC Zoning guide will give you every information you need on how you can select your states during NYSC registration. Most prospective Corps members always make mistakes when they get to this point because the have no idea that NYSC will allow them to choose 4 states of choice.
The NYSC management will allow you to select 4 states from 4 geopolitical zones in the country during your online REGISTRATION and you will randomly be posted to any of the 4 states you have chosen.
So having the full knowledge about NYSC Zoning will not only go a long way during NYSC registration, it will make things easier.
This amazing idea of NYSC zoning is that the NYSC management wants to give every prospective corps members an ability to select 4 preferred states out of the 36 states in Nigeria. Although there are 6 geo-political zones in Nigeria, you will not be allowed to choose 6 states. Rather, NYSC allows you to choose only 4 states. This is why you must know how it is done to enable you to plan yourself very well. And, that is what I am here to show you below. See also: NYSC State Allowee Amount In All States In Nigeria
As I said, you will be allowed to choose only 4 states from where the NYSC management will be randomly select one for you.
During your registration, you will be able to choose 4 states out of the 36 states in the federation. Your state of origin and the state from where graduated from will not be available for you to choose.
NYSC Zoning Arrangements
Since it’s four states, you will have the ability to choose one state each from the following arrangement:
- One state from the North Central zone
- Another One from either North East or North-West zones
- One state from either South East or South-South zones
- Just another state from the South West zone.
After choosing, you will be deployed to one of these states chosen at random by the NYSC management.
Geopolitical Zones In Nigeria
Below are the list of all geo-political zones in Nigeria and the states in the zone.
Loosely known as Middle Belt; includes Benue State, Kogi State, Kwara State, Nasarawa State, Niger State, Federal Capital Territory and Plateau State
Adamawa State, Bauchi State, Borno State, Gombe State, Taraba State and Yobe State
Jigawa State, Kaduna State, Kano State, Katsina State, Kebbi State, Sokoto State and Zamfara State
Loosely known as former East-Central State of Abia State, Anambra State, Ebonyi State, Enugu State and Imo State
known as former South-Eastern State of Akwa-Ibom State and Cross-River State; former Rivers State of Bayelsa State and Rivers State; and former Mid-Western Region, Nigeria of Delta State and Edo State
Includes Ekiti State, Lagos State, Ogun State, Ondo State, Osun State, and Oyo State.
As you have seen, this guide on How To Choose States In NYSC Online Registration will enable you make better decisions on how you can apply for NYSC states during online registration.
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