The management of the National Youth Service Corps in Kwara State, said on Tuesday that 1,800 prospective Corps members are expected to participate in this year stream C orientation in the state.
This is contained in a statement signed by Morakinyo Oladipo, Assistant Director, Press and Public Relations in Ilorin.
The statement expressed the preparedness of the management to host the prospective corps members and to have a hitch free orientation course.
In line with the directive from its National Directorate Headquarters, Abuja, the orientation course for the 2022 Batch C, Stream One is scheduled to commence on Wednesday 2nd November, 2022.
The 21-day orientation programme is expected to run concurrently in all the states of the federation and the FCT, Abuja.
The State Coordinator NYSC, Kwara State, Mrs Francisca Olaleye expressesed the preparedness of the scheme, in Kwara state, to execute, yet another, hitch-free orientation course.
According to her, all the various stakeholders of the scheme, in the State, have been adequately mobilised for national assignment.
“The orientation camp, at Yikpata, in Edu Local Government Area of the State is now wearing a new look.
“Apart from the comprehensive renovation of some ageing camp facilities, the entire camp has been fumigated and ready to host another batch of corps members,” he said.
The State Coordinator also used the opportunity to appreciate Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara for graciously approved the perimeter fencing of the orientation camp.
According to her, this will further reinforce the existing security of the camp facilities, during and after the programme.
In Kwara State, about 1,800 prospective Corps members are expected to participate in the exercise.
The camp shall be opened, as early as 8a.m on Wednesday 2nd November, 2022, for the registration of the Prospective Corps members.
The registration exercise is scheduled to hold for 3 days and the Swearing in ceremony is slated for Tuesday 8th November, 2022.
About 300 camp officials are also ready to take the participants through the various camp activities, which the scheme has been designed for the exercise.
This officials include the NYSC staff, members of the Nigeria Army, The Police, the NSCDC, the Man ‘O’ War, the Red Cross, the Fire Service and the medical team.
Lastly, the NYSC management is using this opportunity to sentisitise the general public, expecially, members of the NURTW and NARTO, to assist the prospective Corps members, who are likely visiting Kwara state for the first time, to locate the camp.
While wishing the prospective Corps members journey mercy to their various orientation camps, the management also appeal to them to avoid night journeys and take advantage of passing the nights at the various Corps lodges made available along their routes.