The National Youth Service Corps authorities have restricted unvaccinated corps members from gaining access to orientation camps.
General Shuaibu Ibrahim who is the NYSC Director-General, Brigadier had said this on Monday 13th of December in his nationwide virtual address to the 2021 Batch “C” Stream Two corps members and camp officials.
He noted that the scheme was making its own contribution to controlling the spread of Coronavirus following the detection of the Omicron COVID variant in the country, also said that there is nothing like two weeks break after leaving the Orientation Camp.
His words; “We want to ensure that we adhere strictly to the non-pharmaceutical protocols of COVID-19.”
“I’m urging corps members to add value to themselves by acquiring skills that would make them business owners, instead of seeking the scarcely available salaried jobs.”
Corps members were also warned against embarking on night and unauthorized journeys, but break any journey extending beyond 6:00 pm and pass the night in a secured place.
“We have NYSC Corps Lodges, Secretariats, and Army barracks, find out where they are and make sure you pass the night there for journeys that will take you beyond six to get to your destination.”