The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) said it has begin the necessary efforts that will assure harmless and thorough devices post COVID-19 limitations on socio-economic servives in the country.

The Director, Press and Public Relations of NYSC, Mrs Adenike Adeyemi, revealed this in Abuja on Wednesday.

Brg.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim quoted the statement saying, "the Director-General of the scheme, saying this during a courtesy visit to the Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, in Abuja."

Ibrahim told the NCDC Leader that NYSC interrupted the 2020 Batch ‘A’ beck One Orientation Course just one week into the exercise as a proactive efforts to curb the extension of corona virus also known as  (COVID-19) to any of the orientation camps.

He also disclosed that other activities of the scheme were climbed down in line with the Federal Government’s regulation directives.

Brg.-Gen. Shuaibu said that the passing-out of the 2019 Batch ‘B’ Stream One corps members was lie low with full compliance to the COVID-19 hindering measures.

Shuaibu disclosed that awareness of the possibility of the addition or total removal of shutdown, the intended actions by the NYSC management had taken care of various scenarios, and would be presented to the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 through the NCDC for guidance.

The NYSC director-general said the interrupted 2020 Batch ‘A’ Stream One orientation course would be accomplished when the scheme see the green light from the PTF.

He also briefed Ihekweazu on the various COVID-19 interventions made by the scheme especially through corps members’ activities all over the country, including sensitisation, production and distribution of face masks.

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