The management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has put an abrupt stop to the ongoing 2020 Batch “A” Stream 1 Orientation Course nationwide.
This according to a statement by the management Scheme, is to prevent the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
”Sequel to the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic which led to the cancellation of the National Sports Festival, Management of the National Youth Service Corps Scheme wishes to announce the suspension of the on-going Orientation Course for the 2020 Batch “A” Stream 1 Corps Members.
The statement revealed further that while no Corps Member has contracted the virus, the Corps members will be posted to commence their primary assignments but will return to complete their orientation course when the situation improves.
“The Corps Members shall be posted to commence their primary assignments forthwith, while they shall be invited back to the Orientation Camps when the situation improves, just like it happened a few years ago when the Nation was confronted by the Ebola virus threat.”