Everyone coming into our camps must undergo COVID-19 test – NYSC | The Guardian Nigeria News


Batch B corps members during their inauguration at the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp in Iyana-Ipaja, Lagos…yesterday.<br />PHOTO: AYODELE ADENIRAN

Management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has insisted that everyone aiming to gain entrance into the NYSC camps must undergo a compulsory COVID- 19 test, saying only those that tested negative would be admitted for the orientation course.

The scheme explained that the number of participants allowed into camp have been reduced nationwide in order to ensure enough room for physical and social distancing.

NYSC Director, Press and Public Relations, Mrs Adenike Adeyemi who disclosed this at a press conference in Abuja, added that prospective Corps members will resume orientation courses in batches over a period of five days in order to avoid the crowd during registration.

She explained that since the beginning of the pandemic, five orientation courses have been successfully executed without COVID-19…

Source: Guardian Newspaper