Camp Reopening: NYSC to take only 200 Corps members in IMO

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Imo state chapter has said it would reduce its normal camp intakes in order to maintain covid19 protocol.

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The State coordinator of NYSC, Suleman Abdul revealed this when he paid a courtesy visit to the State Task force on COVID19, led by professor Maurice Iwu at the Government House, Owerri yesterday.

Abdul stated that in adherence to the protocol, the camp reduced its 600 intake to 200 per camp while they seek for another location at Orlu. He said;

“We have started our preparations for the orientation exercise, we have sanitizers, handwashing machine and water, but we have our major problems which is to get logistic and support.

“Secondly, on collection of samples , we used first two days to collect samples , but we don’t have expertise , we need your help in this area”.

In response, Iwu assured the NYSC that their message will get to the governor, Hope Uzodimma, however, he said he had no fear that their request will be granted.

Also, Iwu urged NYSC to be agent of change by using corps members to sensitise the public. Iwu said;

“The Federal Government is very careful in reopening of schools, some of them that are sophisticated more than Africa opened their schools and came back, we have to be careful that this corps members are not the super spreaders themselves”.

Recall that the Federal Government has given NYSC a nod to resume orientation camp activities when tertiary institutions reopen.

Source: Sun News Online

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