BREAKING: NYSC inducts 2021 Batch 'B' Stream 'II' corps members in Ebonyi


The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) on Tuesday inducted the 2021 Batch 'B' Stream 'II' corps members in Ebonyi State.

The event took place at the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Old MacGregor College, Afikpo North Local Government Area of the state.

In address by the Director General of NYSC, Prof. Shauib Ibrahim, congratulated the new corps members for their successful completion of their academic programmes which, amongst other criteria, qualified them for enlistment as members of the service corps in the country.

The NYSC Director General ably represented by the State Coordinator of the scheme in Ebonyi, Mrs Bamai Mercy Dawuda said that the orientation course is meant to prepare the corps members physically and mentally for their expected contributions to the progress and development of the country as well as individual feats and post service years.

Mrs Bamai noted that the corps members would be taken through lessons on the four cardinal programmes of the NYSC, general code of conduct, leadership coaching, paramilitary drills and other physical trainings as well as sensitization on topical national issues. 

The State Coordinator commended the conduct of the corps members since their arrival in the orientation camp.

According to her, "it is gratifying to note that you have demonstrated a commendable level of discpline and enthusiasm since your arrival in the camp.

"It is our ardent hope that you keep up your good conduct throughout the course. 

"You must comply strictly with the camp rules and regulations, and be obedient to your corps officials.

"For avoidance of doubt, we shall apply sanctions on recalcitrant corps members in line with provisions of NYSC bye-laws."

She also urged the corps members to utilize the opportunities availed to them in the camp to better their futures, especially on how to become self-reliance;  contributing to national integration, growth and development.


The State Coordinator further advised the corps members to ensure strict compliance to the COVID-19 protocols, security tips and other relevant programmes which would be given to them during their orientation course.

Bamai commended the supports of the governments, both at national and the state levels alongside the aiding agencies especially the security to ensure the corps members' successful orientation course in the camp.

NATIONAL PANEL gathered that about  934 corps members, 612- males, and 322 females were registered and  sworn-in  in the camp.

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