The National Youth Service Corps has resumed with very strict adherence to all Covid-19 to ensure safety of corps members after months of lockdown and ease of lockdown due to the pandemic.
The FCT NYSC coordinator , Hajia Walida Siddique Isa made this known on Monday at the orientation camp, Kubwa, during the swearing in ceremony for the 2020 batch B stream 1a.
Hajia Walida Siddique Isa speaking with newsmen said the corps members were discovered during the requisite tests and examination they had to undergo in line with the COVID-19 protocol before admission into the camp for the orientation and have been handed over to the IPC arm of the NCDC for adequate medical attention.
Hajia Isa said all the corps members and camp officials are COVID-19 free since they were all thoroughly tested before the commencement of the orientation exercise and any who should test positive in the course of the camping would handed over to the NCDC for medical attention.
In her remark the Minister of state, FCT, Dr Ramatu Tijani Aliyu represented by Dr Kelvin Ike, applauded the role of the scheme in the promotion of national unity and integration as well as the development strides in the education, health , agriculture amongst other sectors of the economy.
In a separate remark the chairman NYSC FCT governing board represented by Hajia Ladi Umar urged the corps members to diligently align themselves with the different training to adequately equip them for the future.
853 corps members were administered the oath of allegiance by the FCT chief judge, Justice Ishiaq Bello who was represented by Justice V.Garba.
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