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COVID-19: Federal Government Approves Reopening of NYSC Orientation Camps

The Federal Government has approved the reopening of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation camps nationwide.

The National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Sani Aliyu, while speaking at the PTF’s bi-weekly briefing on Thursday, said the corps can start preparing to reopen orientation camps when educational institutions reopen.

“The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) is to consolidate on safety measures currently being put in place and start preparing for reopening of orientation camps when educational institutions reopen.

“We are in the process of developing a strict guideline to ensure that there is no outbreak of COVID-19 when orientation camp reopen,” he said.