- The 2018 Batch B, Stream I NYSC orientation course will run from Tuesday, July 24, to Monday, August 13, 2018
- The NYSC DG disclosed that details concerning the conduct of the exercise will be released in due course
- He also urged state coordinators to pay adequate attention to issues concerning corps members security and general welfare
The director general of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier General Suleiman Kazaure, has disclosed that the 2018 Batch B, Stream I orientation course will run from Tuesday, July 24, to Monday, August 13, 2018.
He made the disclosure at a pre-orientation meeting of the NYSC management with state coordinators and camp commandants in Abuja on Wednesday, July 18, The Nation reports.
NAIJ.com gathers that Kazaure further disclosed that details concerning the conduct of the exercise will be released in due course.
The DG expressed delight at the level of success recorded during the 2018 Batch A orientation course, and urged the coordinators to communicate policy issues discussed at the meeting to camp officials for effective conduct of the Batch B exercise.
He said: “I was impressed with what I saw in some states, especially with regards to the implementation of the skills acquisition programme, feeding of corps members, camp sanitation as well as the quality of accommodation.
‘‘Notwithstanding the successes recorded, the states faced some challenges which I expect this gathering to discuss with a view to charting ways forward.
“It is necessary that you take note of the current issues and policies of the Scheme, so as to align your operations with the management’s areas of focus, and to ensure uniformity of programme implementation in orientation camps nationwide.”
He warned that state coordinators who are found to be operating at variance with the Scheme’s core values would be sanctioned; and added that those who make giant strides towards the successful execution of the orientation course, would be rewarded.
The NYSC boss urged the coordinators to pay adequate attention to issues concerning corps members security and general welfare.
Recall that NAIJ.com previously reported that the National Youth Service Corps said that the online registration portal for the 2018 Batch ‘B’ mobilisation exercise would be opened from Tuesday, July 10 till Monday, July 16.
It advised prospective corps members to ensure strict compliance to the guidelines in order to ensure a seamless registration.
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