From 2022, Only Vaccinated Persons Allowed To Participate In NYSC Scheme
The Nigerian Youth Service Corps has announced that from January 2022, only fully vaccinated persons will be allowed to participate in the scheme.
This was disclosed in a statement by the NYSC spokesman, Mr Emeka Mgbemena today.
The statement said that the Director-General, Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim gave the order on Monday addressing the 2021 Batch “C’’ Stream II set of corps members in a virtual meeting, citing rising fears of the Omicron Covid-19 variant in Nigeria.
In the DG’s statement, “From the next orientation in the year 2022, all incoming PCMs will show evidence of vaccination before they will be allowed into the camp for registration.
“We want to ensure that we adhere strictly to the non-pharmaceutical safety protocols of COVID-19.’
Also in his statement, he said that the NYSC is partnering with the CBN, Access Bank, Bank of Industry, the NYSC Foundation, and Heritage Bank to enable corp members access to business loans.
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