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NYSC instructs corps members to maintain high level discipline


1. The Executive Director of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier General. Mohammed Fadah, urged members of the 2022 Group II Group “B” Corps currently undergoing orientation to maintain a high level of discipline.

2. He said they should do so by strictly adhering to the rules and regulations of the camp.

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3. Farah, who was represented by NYSC State Coordinator in Plateau, Ms. Rifikatu Yakubu, said this during the official opening of the orientation and swearing-in ceremony for new corps members in Plateau at the camp. NYSC permanent orientation in Mangu on Tuesday.

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He said the oath of allegiance taken by members of the corps was important as it is expected to guide their conduct during and after their service year.

He urged members of the body to familiarize themselves with NYSC law and NYSC regulations.

Fadah further directed members of the corps to observe all COVID-19 protocols.

He said management had put in place adequate precautionary measures to protect the camp community.

He added that it was imperative that corps members strictly adhere to basic safety protocols for a safe and healthy camp.

Corps members who have not yet taken the COVID-19 vaccine are encouraged to do so without further delay.

Farah called on the corps members to participate in all camp activities as they would be introduced to wholesome competitions and co-opted into the administrative operations of the camp.

He said the orientation course was the first phase of their year of service, which he said was highly regimented and aimed to familiarize them with the ideals of the NYSC.

He also revealed that corps members during the orientation course would be exposed to physical training, sports, social activities and Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development (SAED).

He instructed the corps members to avail themselves of SAED activities as it would enable them to acquire a skill during their year of service.

Fadah further called on the corps members to inculcate the sportsmanship, discipline and leadership skills needed to meet the challenges ahead of the service year and beyond.

News Agency of Nigeria reports that 773 corps members comprising 430 women and 343 men are attending the orientation course in Plateau.

NewsSourceCredit: NAN

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