Management Forces NYSC Members To Work In COVID-19 Isolation Center

The hospital management in Delta State has forced NYSC medical Corps members to work in Coronavirus isolation centre.

Medical Corps Members have been forced to work in COVID-19 isolation center in Asaba, Delta State without protective gear.

However, the incident has raised concerns among corps members who expressed fear that they could be infected with the virus.

Nyscinfo learnt that NYSC members who are forced to work in COVID-19 isolation centres include; Doctors, Nurses, Pharmacists and others.

At the Asaba Specialist Hospital, a list containing names of persons, who never indicated interest to work as volunteers at the isolation centres, has been released.

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On the list, NYSC members are included without proper orientation, protective gear or plans for remuneration. A source told Nyscinfo correspondent.

“Of the about 50 consultants who work in the hospital, only three volunteered because of the conditions of work in the hospital.

“This made the management forcefully include the names of NYSC nurses, doctors and pharmacists.

“We are not happy with this development. We hope the state government and NYSC management can intervene and save us from contracting the virus because there is nothing to protect us.”

The incident has raised concerns and apprehension among corps members in Asaba Delta State, who expressed fear that they could be infected with the virus.

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Updated: April 3, 2020 — 9:43 pm


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  1. Yusuf idris adewale

    I Am 31 year’s old how can i go for service during my registration it was showing exempton letter

    1. NYSC does not allow those above 30 years to serve

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