The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has announced that orientation camps would be opened for prospective Batch B, Stream 2, corps members nationwide on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.
In a post on its Facebook page on Saturday, the NYSC management urged prospective corps members to report promptly to the orientation camps in their states of deployment at the camp addresses indicated in their call-up letters.
The scheme also disclosed that the 2017 Batch ‘B’ Stream II orientation course is scheduled to hold in 15 NYSC Orientation Camps which are Abia, Bauchi, Benue, Delta, Enugu, Sokoto, Jigawa, Kaduna, Katsina, Plateau, Lagos, Osun, Oyo, Rivers and the FCT.
NYSC gave highlights of the exercise to include:
(a) Commencement and Registration: Tuesday 16th January, 2018
(b) Cut-off date for Registration: Midnight Wednesday,17th January, 2018
(c) Swearing-In Ceremony: Thursday, 18th January, 2018
(d) Closing: Monday, 5th February, 2018
Created in 1973 to “reconstruct, reconcile and rebuild the country after the Nigerian Civil war”, the NYSC scheme is primarily aimed at inculcating the spirit of selfless service to the community in Nigerian youth, and to emphasise the spirit of oneness and brotherhood of all Nigerians, irrespective of cultural or social background.