NYSC vows zero tolerance to breach of dressing code, deploy 1,400 corps members to Bauchi

Mohammed Kaka Misau

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has warned prospective corps members that negligence of its dress code will not be tolerated.

Bauchi State Coordinator of the NYSC, Alhaji Namadi Abubakar, NYSC gave the warning in an interview with journalists in Bauchi on Friday.

He advised the 1,400 corps members deployed to the state for the 2022 Batch C, Stream 1 orientation exercises to strictly adhere to the camp’s accepted dress code.

Abubakar informed that the camp’s dress code is either physical training kits with NYSC crested vest, khaki, trousers, jungle boots, customized stockings, face cap and belt or ceremonial dress.

Abubakar said orientation for the corps members will hold from Wednesday, October 26, to Tuesday, November 15, at the state permanent orientation camp, Wailo, in Ganjuwa local government area of the state.

According to him, prospective corps members would only be allowed into the camp after being certified COVID-19 free by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in compliance with COVID-19 protocols.

He said that any corps member who tested positive would be referred to the NCDC isolation centre outside the orientation camp for treatment.

Abubakar who noted that only 200 persons would be registered per day, further explained that registration dates have been assigned to each prospective corps member to avoid overcrowding.

The NYSC state coordinator in Bauchi noted that a total of 200 persons will be allowed for registration per day.

He advised participants to adhere strictly to the COVID-19 safety measures put in place by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and the NCDC.

Abubakar advised the corps members to be punctual, diligent and comply with the camp’s acceptable dress code.

The coordinator maintained that defaulters would also be sanctioned in accordance with the NYSC bye laws.

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