The National Youth Service Corps NYSC has revealed that none of its serving corp members an staff has contracted the dread Coronavirus.
Its Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim revealed this on Wednesday in his keynote address at the 2020 Batch ‘B’ Pre-Orientation Workshop with the theme “Evolving a Dynamic Operational Strategy in the Management of Camps in the Context of COVID-19”, held in Jos.
He then assured that the corp will enforce strict compliance with all safety guidelines endorsed by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 pandemic and National Centre for Disease Control in all its Orientation Camps across the country so as to ensure that no camp records outbreak of the virus. Raed also: I Have Been On Oxygen To Support My Breathing- Jason Njoku Gives Update On His Battle With COVID-19
“Management is committed to ensuring that no camp records outbreak of the virus. The 2020 Batch ‘A’ Stream One Orientation Course was suspended abruptly on the 18th of March, 2020 to avoid the outbreak of COVID-19 in the Orientation Camps. In line with the current realities, our approach to the conduct of the forthcoming Orientation Course will focus on proper induction of Corps Members on core ideals of the Scheme, with equal attention paid to the approved safety protocols”, he said.