THE National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), said it had deployed 1,250 corps members for the 2022 Batch C, Stream II Orientation Course to Bauchi State.
Mr Aliyu Suleiman, the spokesperson of the scheme disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Bauchi.
Suleiman said the orientation course for them would hold from Nov. 30 to Dec. 20, at the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Wailo, in Ganjuwa Local Government Area of the state.
According to him, prospective corps members would only be allowed into the camp after being certified COVID-19 negative by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), in compliance with the extant COVID-19 protocols.
Suleiman said that any corps member who tested positive would be referred to the NCDC isolation centre outside the orientation camp for treatment, adding that only 200 persons would be registered daily.
According to him, registration dates have been assigned to all prospective corps members to avoid overcrowding.
Suleiman said : “A total of 200 persons will be allowed for registration per day.
“Participants are advised to adhere strictly to the 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 bye-laws.”
Suleiman urged the corps members to be punctual, diligent and comply with the camp’s acceptable dress code, warning that defaulters would be sanctioned.
“Corps members are advised to strictly adhere to the camp accepted dress code, whether physical training kits with NYSC crested vest, khaki, trousers, jungle boots, customised stockings, face cap, and belt or ceremonial dress.
“Negligence of the NYSC dressing code will not be tolerated,” he said.(NAN)