The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has said there is no official date for the reopening of orientation camps nationwide.
Mrs. Adeyemi however expressed the readiness of the scheme to resume orientation camps in all its 37 location as all the COVID-19 protocols are on ground, adding that the organization was waiting for approval from federal government after a presentation to the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19.
According to the statement, “It is imperative to state that the Scheme has ensured that all the COVID-19 safety protocols incidental to safe hosting of Orientation programmes are in place in all its 37 Orientation Camps.
“Note also that some precautionary safety measures already adopted by the Scheme had earned it the commendation of the PTF.”
It expressed hope the Federal Government through the PTF will soon give approval for the full resumption of camping.
Recall that in March, federal government had ordered the immediate closure of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation camps across the nation to further take precautionary measure against the spread of coronavirus in the country.
Mrs. Adeyemi further appreciate the prospective corps members for their patience to wait this long.
“While the NYSC sincerely appreciates the patience so far shown by the PCMs who have waited for over six months to be called-up for participation in the Scheme, it equally empathies with them over the unanticipated disruption of their programe, resulting from COVID-19 pandemic,” she added.
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