The Federal Government (FG), through the Coordinator of the Presidential Taskforce (PTF) on Covid-19, Sani Aliyu, has said that the resumption date for National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Orientation Camps has already been made known to the management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).
Aliyu disclosed this during the media briefing in Abuja, in response to a question regarding the resumption date of the NYSC Orientation Camp activities, among others.
“We have had further conversations with NYSC, we’ve actually given them a date but the announcement of that date remains the responsibility of the NYSC,” Aliyu said.
On schools’ reopening, Aliyu said that it has to be gradual process. However, he added that all stakeholders must be wary of contracting covid-19 and should strictly adhere to the public health advisories.
“We’ve also said schools should open in a staggered way, so we expect school authorities and state governments to decide on that.
“All we are saying is, here are the guidelines, we want it to be staggered, we want you to do things in a proper way,” he said.
Recall, that Nyscinfo.com reported that the NYSC Director-General, Brig. Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, had said they are about to reopen.
“Happily, we are on the verge of reopening the camps, working hard in harmony with the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 on safe Orientation Camp resumption… Read the full statement.
Also the Presidential Taskforce on Covid19 had approved NYSC resumption…Read full news here.