The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has made COVID-19 vaccination compulsory for all Prospective Corps members.
The Director-General, Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, made this known while addressing the 2021 Batch “C’’ Stream II set of corps members in a virtual meeting on Monday 13th December 2021.
“From the next orientation in the year 2022, all incoming PCMs will show evidence of vaccination before they will be allowed into the camp for registration.
“We want to ensure that we adhere strictly to the non-pharmaceutical safety protocols of COVID-19,’’
The director-general urged the Batch “C’’ Stream II set of corps members whose orientation course ends on Dec. 14, to continue to build on the skills learned during the orientation course.
He said this would make them to become business owners, instead of job seekers.
He assured that the scheme had partnered with the CBN, Access Bank, Bank of Industry, the NYSC Foundation, and Heritage Bank to support corps members with good business proposals with soft loans.