FG Orders Re-opening of NYSC Orientation Camps

The Federal Government has said that the National Youth Service Corps should begin preparations to reopen its orientation camps nationwide.

Recall that the Federal government order the closure of orientation camps across the country in March as part of measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease.

But speaking on Thursday, the National Coordinator of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, during a briefing at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, said the task force was in the process of developing “strict guidelines” to forestall the outbreak of infections when NYSC camps reopen.

Aliyu said, “For the National Youth Service Corps, the NYSC is to consolidate on safety measures currently being put in place and start preparing for the reopening of orientation camps when educational institutions open.

“We are in the process of developing strict guidelines to ensure there is no outbreak of Covid-19 when this process starts.”

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