The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has announced that the orientation course for 2016 Batch ‘B’ (Stream II) corps members would begin Tuesday, January 24.
To this effect, the management of the NYSC in a statement released on Monday stated that all prospective corps members must present medical certificate before they will be registered for the orientation course.
Prospective corps members were also advised to bring along original copies of their academic credentials and other documents to the orientation camp.
The statement reads:
“The NYSC Management wishes to inform prospective corps members and other stakeholders that the 2016 Batch ‘B’ (Stream II) Orientation course will commence on Tuesday, 24th January, 2017.”
“The lineup of activities for the course is shown below:
a. Tue 24th – Wed 25th, Jan 2017- Registration/verification exercise
b. Thursday, 26th January, 2017 – Swearing-in ceremony
c. Monday, 13th February, 2017 – Closing ceremony
“Prospective corps members are advised to report to camp at the scheduled date as registration/verification will end at midnight of January 25, 2017.
“All are also to note that original copies of academic credentials and other documents uploaded during the online registration MUST be presented on camp for physical verification.
“In addition, all prospective corps members MUST present medical certificate from a government or military hospital showing their health status before they will be registered and admitted for the orientation course.
“Management wishes prospective corps members safe journey to their respective camps as well as a successful orientation course.”
The DG of the scheme Brig.-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, had on Wednesday declared that the scheme has introduced biometric clearance to improve on the accountability of serving corps members all over the nation.
According to him, biometrics would be used in the clearance of Corps members for weekly Community Development Services and monthly clearance.
He added that those without the approval would not be considered for payment of the monthly allowance.