The Federal Government is set to close down any National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Orientation Camp where the state government does not comply fully with all the COVID-19 prevention protocols.
This was made known by the Minister of Youths and Sports, Sunday Dare, during the Presidential Task Force briefing on Monday.
Sunday said that after testing over 22,000 that over 700 corps members from the current batch tested positive for Covid-19 virus.
“It is of altmost necessity that all safety protocols be maintained. Any orientation camp that is not abiding by the protocol will simply be closed as the NYSC cannot afford to risk the lives and health of corps members,” he stressed..
The minister finally added that corps members who might be affected if the camps were shut would be reposted to the adjoining state.