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FG Orders Mandatory Covid-19 Tests For Corps Members

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This announcement comes hours after it announced the reopening of all National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation camps from 10 November, 2020.

The Federal Government has mandated a compulsory COVID-19 test for all prospective corps members.

Speaking at the press briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on Thursday, October 15, the National Cooordinator of the NYSC, Sani Aliyu, said the NCDC has developed guidelines for the NYSC ahead of the re-opening of the orientation camps.

”We have developed guidelines with the NCDC (Nigeria Centre For Disease Control) and the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), in preparation for the reopening of the orientation camps on the 10th of November, 2020.

“The PTF has also arranged additional safeguards to include the testing of all corpers and staff in the camps for COVID-19 tests, prior to commencement of the orientation programmes.”Aliyu said

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