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Coronavirus fears: FG shuts NYSC camps nationwide

Coronavirus fears: FG shuts NYSC camps nationwide

The Federal Government has ordered the immediate closure of the ongoing National Youth Corps Service orientation camps nationwide over coronavirus fears.

On March 10, the 2020 Batch A Stream One NYSC members arrived on camp and were expected to leave on the March 31.




But the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Wednesday, said the NYSC members would be released to resume at their places of primary assignment earlier than scheduled because of the fear of the spread of the dreaded coronavirus.

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He tweeted that the closure was a precautionary measure on coronavirus.

“Today across the country, the NYSC Orientation camps will be closed and Youth Corpers will be paid and sent to their places of primary assignment.

“This again is a precautionary measure on the part of the government to check the spread of COVID-19. The DG NYSC will provide details,” he tweeted.




When contacted on the telephone, some NYSC members said that they were asked to pack their belongings and get ready to leave the camp Tuesday evening.

Some of them said that their deployment letters were issued to them early Wednesday morning.


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