No fewer than 2,300 Corp members have been deployed to Bauchi state by the National Youth Service Corp(NYSC) for the 2023 Batch A Stream 2 orientation exercise.
The State Coordinator of NYSC, Rifkatu Yakubu disclosed this to newsmen in Bauchi on Monday.
She said that the orientation for the corps members is slated to commence on April 26 and ends on May 16 at the state Permanent Orientation Camp, Wailo, in the Ganjuwa Local Government Area of the state, adding that the prospective corps members would be allowed into the camp only after being certified COVID-19 free by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
” Those that test positive for COVID-19 would be isolated at the NCDC centre outside the orientation camp for treatment. Registration dates have been assigned to each prospective corps member and they are advised to adhere strictly to COVID-19 safety measures put in place by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and the NCDC. Defaulters will be sanctioned in accordance with the NYSC by-laws, ” she said.
She advised the corps members to be punctual, diligent and to comply with the camp’s acceptable dress code, adding that negligence of the NYSC dressing code would not be tolerated.