National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Orientation Camp Course for the NYSC 2017 Batch B stream 1 Prospective Corps Members (PCMs) is slated to commence on November 21 nationwide according to NYSC Management.
The information follows the registration excercise for PCMs which started on Oct 24 as indicated in the 2017 batch B time table.
Printing of call-up letters as stipulated by the time table will start on November 17th.
NYSC 2016 Batch B Stream 1 & 2 Passing out date
While the NYSC 2017 batch B stream 1 and 2 Prospective Corps Members (PCMs) are anticipating the date for their online registration and subsequently, date for their orientation camp and commencement of service year, NYSC 2017 batch B service year cannot commence when the current NYSC 2016 batch B stream 1 and 2 are still serving.
The flag off of the pilot scheme of the National Peer Group Educator on Financial Inclusion Programme for Volunteer Corps Members was held following the successful training of the volunteer Corps members in twelve pilot states spread across the six geo-political zones for the programme.
The Programme is being anchored by the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports in collaboration with partners, including the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
The NYSC Management has warned Corps members against engagement in cyber crimes and dealings in illicit drugs.
Director-General of the NYSC, Brigadier General Sulaiman Kazaure, gave the warning while addressing the 2017 Batch 'A' (Stream One) Corps members at the Permanent Orientation Camp in Taraba State.
Kazaure told the Corps members to safeguard the image of their families and the NYSC by engaging in lawful ventures.
"You are our future leaders and we have hope in you. With you, I am sure we will have the Nigeria of our dream, "
The NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Sulaiman Kazaure, has expressed disappointment over the state of facilities at the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp in Kwara State.
He made his position known in an interview with newsmen shortly after addressing Corps members at the camp located at Yikpata in Edu Local Government Area.
Vanguard News reported that Kazaure, who inspected facilities at the camp, said its general condition fell below standard; and went on to appeal to the state government to rise to the occasion and upgrade the facilities.