Why NYSC 2020 Batch A Camp closed. The National Youth Service Corps, on Wednesday morning, suspended the ongoing orientation exercise for 2020 batch A corp members in all camps nationwide.
Why NYSC 2020 Batch A Camp closed
In a statement released by the NYSC on Wednesday, it said the action was to curb the spread of the global pandemic, COVID-19 also known as coronavirus.
What 2020 ‘Batch A’ Corp Members Are Expected To Do
The statement released by the scheme directed all corps members to resume duties at their places of primary assignment.
“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 read.
“Therefore, 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.
“Management wishes to state that no corps member or camp official has contracted the virus.”
NYSC Bars Officials from Travelling
Sunday Dare, the minister of youth and sports, had announced on Tuesday that President Muhammadu Buhari approved the immediate postponement of the national sports festival that was scheduled to hold in Edo from March 22 to April 1, 2020.
The president also barred public officials from embarking on trips to foreign countries.
The announcement followed the confirmation of the third case of COVID-19 in Nigeria on Tuesday.