The management of the National Youth Service Corps Scheme has announced the suspension of the ongoing orientation course for the 2020 Batch ” A” Stream 1 Corps Members.
The suspension is a move to curtail the spread of the deadly virus.
In a statement released on Wednesday 18th March 2020, NYSC management noted that cases of the outbreak had led to the cancellation of the National Sports Festival.
“As a 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.
“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,” the statement reads.
The management equally clarified that no corps member or camp official has contracted the virus.