Corps members warned against unnecessary unauthorized journey during service.

Written by on April 8, 2022

Corps members serving in different communities across Nigeria have been warned against unnecessary and unauthorized journey while serving the country.

The Director General of National Youth Service Corp (NYSC ) Major General Shuaibu Ibrahim gave the warming at the closing ceremony of 2022 Batch A stream 2 corps members in Sokoto state.

The DG, who was Represented by the State Coordinator of NYSC in Sokoto State, Muhammad Nakamba, said to minimize the risk of road traffic accident, corps members are expected to always cut short their trips from six o’clock in the evening.He added that in the event dusk sets on a journey, they should try to spend the night at a military barrack or any other official place designated as safe.

He also warned that social vices such as drug abuse, trafficking, cybercrime and advance fee fraud will not be condoned saying anyone caught would be dealt with in accordance with the provisions of the NYSC bye-laws.

Shuaibu disclosed that their welfare and security are guaranteed saying the scheme has a sustained liaison with security agencies and other stakeholders with a view of ensuring their safety and also making the essential provisions that would enable them have a fulfilling service year.

Seun Fakorede

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