Mrs Adenike Adeyemi, who is the Director, Press and Public Relations, NYSC, has revealed that Corp Members would not be posted to areas with high level of insecurity.
Mrs Adeyemi, who represented the NYSC Director-General, Brig. Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim,on a courtesy visit to The PUNCH Newspaper revealed that the agency was concerned with locations having security challenges
According to her, NYSC had started approving the redeployment of some corps members based on marital, security and health conditions.
She stated that:
“We are very sensitive about security and we ensure that we do not post corps members to areas where insecurity is heightened, and if we post them to anywhere that is tough or where the parents say no to because of insecurity, we will redeploy them. It appears that the public does not have the full information about this”.
Stressing further on how the agency had been able to cope with Covid-19, she said that:
Mrs Adeyemi also revealed that, “We decided to have batches A, B and C and streams one to two so as to reduce camp capacity due to the new normal. The streams may be removed when lifestyles go back to normal. These are just responses we put in place due to COVID-19 guidelines”.
She added that the camping activities had the entrepreneurial activities, to curb unemployment in the country and not just paramilitary activities.