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NYSC Orientation Course: National Youth Service Corps, NYSC 2022 Batch ‘A, B and C’ Orientation Course will commence. (www.nysc.gov.ng)
NYSC Orientation Course
This is to inform all prospective Corps members that the Management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has announced the date for the commencement of the 2022 Batch ‘A’ Stream I Orientation Course.
Management of the Scheme has scheduled the 2022 Batch ‘A’ Stream I and II Orientation course to commence on Wednesday, 23rd February 2022, and Friday, 18th March 2022 respectively Nationwide.
The NYSC 2022 Batch ‘A’ Stream I Orientation Course is scheduled to commence in all the NYSC Orientation Camps as follows:
- Commencement / Registration: Wednesday, 23rd February 2022 – Sunday, 27th February 2022.
- The cut-off date for Registration: Sunday, 27th February 2022.
- Swearing-in Ceremony: Tuesday, 1st March 2022.
- Closing Ceremony: Tuesday, 15th March 2022.
The NYSC 2022 Batch ‘A’ Stream II Orientation Course is scheduled to commence in all the NYSC Orientation Camps as follows:
- Commencement / Registration: Friday, 18th March 2022 – Tuesday, 22nd March 2022.
- The cut-off date for Registration: Tuesday, 22nd March 2022
- Swearing-in Ceremony: Wednesday, 23rd March 2022.
- Closing Ceremony: Thursday, 7th April 2022.
All Prospective Corps Members must present themselves for COVID-19 test at the camp before registration.
Prospective Corps members are to fill COVID-19 Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) self reprinting form and print verification slip to be presented in camp for COVID-19 test.
All prospective Corps Members slated for the 2022 Batch ‘A’ Stream I & II Orientation Course are advised to proceed to their respective camps as stated on their Call-up Letters. Foreign-trained graduates are to report to the camp with their International Passport and original copies of all uploaded documents.
Prospective Corps Members are strongly advised not to embark on night journey to the Orientation Camps in order not to endanger themselves. They are also advised to break the journey is going beyond 6.00pm and pass the night in military or police barracks, NYSC Secretariats, Corps Lodges and other safe places. PCs should diligently read the Call-up letters as they contain all relevant information and guidelines.
Parents and Guardians are enjoined to warn their wards to be security conscious and not board vehicles by the roadside or vehicles unregistered with the NURTW While traveling to Camp. They are advised to use only government approved motor parks in order not to fall prey to criminals. They should equally be admonished on the dangers of traveling at night.
We wish to inform Nigerians that all COVID-19 safety protocols will be strictly adhered to in the Orientation Camps. We have partnered the NCDC and State Health Officials to ensure COVID-19 free Orientation Camps. Lison security agencies is on going to ensure the safety of Corps Members. Enquiries where in doubt should be made and NYSC will readily provide information.
National Diploma (ND) Certificate will be presented in addition to other relevant documents by Prospective Corps Members of Mono Polytechnics as pre-condition for registration at the Orientation Camps nationwide.
Prospective Corps Members are strongly advised not to present any fake document for registration at the Orientation. Camp Management has put in place adequate machinery to clampdown and prosecute anyone caught.
In the event of loss of Call-up Letter, the prospective Corps Member who collected the Call-up letter from his her institution is advised to obtain Police Report and Swom Affidavit and thereafter report to the institution of graduation for further necessary action. Those who initially printed their Call-up Letters on-line can reprint the Call up Letter in the case of Loss.
Any person who fails to report for service in the Service Corps as directed in the Call up Letter and / or refuses to make himself available for service in the Service Corps shall be promoted in line with the provisions of Section 13 sub-section 1(a) and (b) of the NYSCS Act, Cap. N84 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.
Also, any person who is not eligible to participate in the Service Corps or has been duly issued with a Certificate of National Service or Certificate of Exemption but so participants to participates shall be prosecuted in line with Section 13 sub-section2(a) and (b) of the NYSC Act, Cap N84 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.
In observance of COVID-19 protocols, Prospective Corps Members are to report to camp strictly on the dates stipulated on their Call-up Letters and abide by all COVID-19 non pharmaceutical interventions including washing of hands at designated points at the Orientation Camps. The staggered date of reporting to comp by Prospective Corps Members is to avoid overcrowding and ensure physical and social distancing Every Prospective Corps Member is therefore expected to come to come to camp with enough face masks and personal pockets-size hand Sanitizer.
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All prospective corps members slated for the 2022 Batch ‘A’ Orientation Course are advised to proceed to their respective Camps as stated on their Call-up Letters. Foreign-trained graduates are to report to the Camp with their International Passport and original copies of all uploaded documents.
National Diploma (ND) Certificate will be presented in addition to other relevant documents by Prospective Corps Members of Mono/Polytechnic as pre-condition for registration at the Orientation Camps nationwide.
Prospective corps members are strongly advised not to present any fake document for registration. Management has put in place adequate machineries to clamp down and prosecute anyone caught.
In the event of any loss of Call-up Letter, the Corps member who collected the Call-up letter from his/her Institution is advised to obtain Police Report and Sworn Affidavit, thereafter, report to the Institution of graduation for further necessary action. Those who initially printed their Call-up Letters on-line can re-print the Call-up Letters in the case of loss.
Any person who fails to report for service in the Service Corps as directed in the Call-up Letter and/or refuses to make himself available for service in the Service Corps shall be prosecuted in line with the provisions of Section 13 sub-section 1(a) and (b) of the NYSC Act, Cap. N84, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria. 2004.
Also, any person who is not eligible to participate in the Service Corps or has been duly issued with a Certificate of National Service or Certificate of Exemption but so participates or attempts to so participate shall be prosecuted in line with Section 13 sub-section 2(a) and (b) of the NYSC Act, Cap. N84, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.
Similarly, deployment, relocation and internal posting of Corps Members are treated in accordance with laid down policy and do not attract any fee.
Prospective and Serving Corps Members are hereby advised to beware of fraudsters with mischievous intentions that may want to lure them into parting with some money under the guise of rendering such services.
NYSC Guidelines on Re-Opening of Orientation Camps and Resumption of Orientation Course Nationwide
A. Pre-Orientation Course Activities
- Decontamination of habitable areas in camp, in addition to strict observance of physical distancing, regular hand-washing, avoidance of face touching, sensitizing all members of the camp community on cough etiquette (hygiene) and enforcement of the use of face mask.
- Re-arrangement of beds for corps members to allow for two-meter spacing as provided for in the COVID-19 safety protocol.
- Temperature testing at the point of entry to the camps for corps members, and all other members of the camp community, Trained personnel to be engaged on this score.
- States using schools as temporary orientation camps should start liaising with their respective State Governments immediately, as such schools would be eager to resume after the lifting of the restrictions
- Camp Market operators should be sensitized on COVID-19 protocols, and their number scaled down to allow for physical distancing.
- Call.up letters of prospective corps members shall Include all protocols on COVID-19 Prevention.
- Reduction in the number of corps participants during each orientation exercise, to free, space and make for physical distancing.
- Period of registration to be extended to effectively manage the crowd. This is to ensure that there are no large gatherings during the registration period.
- Key camp officials are to be trained by NCDC on infection Prevention and Control (IPC), who will in turn step down the training to other camp officials and corps members.
- Resident Consultants from Federal Tertiary Health institutions are to train Corps Medical Personnel on management of suspected cases of COVID-19 on camp
b. IN-Camp Activities
- Restriction of movement during the on course, excepting only very essential personnel.
- Compulsory use of face masks by all orientation course participants.
- Introduction of e-learning for some lectures in the camp, the number of lectures to be scaled down to accommodate only very essential ones. Other lectures to be held virtually.
- Hand Washing Stands and hand sanitizers must be made available at various points in camp.
- There must be strict adherence to social distancing in all camp activities. A committee comprising NYSC officials, representatives of collaborating agencies In camp and corps members should be constituted, to monitor compliance with COVID-19 Safety protocols.
- Many service points should be created for activities, where corps members are expected to queue up, e.g Registration, Issuance of kits, Collection of meals. Payment of allowance etc.
- Accordingly, State/FCT Coordinators are requested to strengthen camp preparations for safe orientation exercise
- There most be effectual liaison with the relevant agencies In the States/FCT to ensure adherence to the implementation of the strategies.
Area Directors are to monitor and report on the level of compliance with the strategies, please.
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