It also added that prospective corps members deployed to the affected states scheduled for the exercise are to report at the designated orientation camps reflected in their call-up letters for registration.
The affected states, according to the advertorial, are Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Jigawa, Kano, Lagos, Osun and Yobe.
order to ensure a seamless exercise, prospective corps members are
advised to report on the dates indicated in the timetable presented
“The grouping is in accordance with the geopolitical zones where the corps members come from.
corps members are to report within the dates indicated against their
geopolitical zones for documentation, registration and collection of kit
“Thereafter, they are to proceed immediately to
their states of deployment or relocation as the case may be for the
completion of the remaining formalities,” the advertorial read.
However, the NYSC did not state what the said remaining formalities would entail.
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on this development, it means that all prospective corps members would
miss the traditional rigorous activities on the NYSC camp, including the
physical training, lectures, endurance trek, camp fire night, parade
The pregnant female ones among them might also count
themselves lucky, as they are not likely to undergo the requisite
pregnancy test, a key requirement aimed at safeguarding the lives of
females corps members throughout the duration of the three-week
No fewer than six people have died from the
Ebola virus in Nigeria since a Liberian diplomat, Patrick Sawyerr
brought the dreaded disease into Lagos on 20 July, 2014.
from Lagos, where five people have been confirmed dead from the disease,
a medical doctor was also reported to have died from the virus two
Fridays ago in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Over 160 people are also
said to be place on closed observation in the state to see if they would
show traces of the Ebola virus.
According to the World Health
Organisation, WHO, at least 1552 people died from the outbreak of the
disease since it started in West Africa early this year.
Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Liberia and Senegal are the five African countries that have recorded cases of the virus so far.