NYSC shuts down orientation camp indefinitely over coronavirus (COVID-19)

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The management of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has suspended the 2020 Batch A orientation camp.

The orientation camp, which opened on Tuesday, has been shut after Nigeria confirmed its third case of COVID-19, also referred to as Coronavirus.The schemes disclosed this in a statement on its Facebook page.

The management explained that corps members in camps will now be posted to commence their primary assignments forthwith.

The statement read: “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 for the 2020 Batch “A” Stream 1 Corps Members.

“Therefore, the Corps Members shall be posted to commence their primary assignments forthwith, while they shall be invited back to the Orientation Camps when things improves, a bit like it happened a couple of years ago when the state was confronted by the Ebola virus threat.

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