NYSC Mandates COVID-19 Test As It Mobilises 66,000 Graduates For 2020 Batch B Service Year
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has mobilised 66,000 eligible graduates to participate in the 2020 Batch B service year and as well mandated the prospective corps members together with course officials to undergo the COVID-19 test, before admission into the orientation camps set to reopen on Tuesday, November 10, 2020.
The NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim made this known on Monday in Abuja at an event held in preparation for the 2020 Batch B Orientation Course with compliance with COVID-19 guidelines.
The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, who was also at the event, urged the prospective corps members and officials to take personal responsibility and shun complacency.
According to him, the second wave of the Coronavirus is not inevitable but can be prevented.