Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSCs) Shuaibu Ibrahim has charge various state coordinators of the schemes to take care of all corps members during the 2020 Batch A orientation course.
Shuaibu give the directive during a pre-orientation meeting with area coordinators, state coordinators, camp directors, camp commandants and security officials at the NYSC headquarters.
Shuaibu said, “The safety of life and property of corps members is paramount to us. The management places a high premium on the health and welfare of corps members. Therefore, state coordinators should sensitise all camp officials to deal with corps members with empathy.
“The quality and quantity of food served in all camps must be of acceptable standards while the menu timetable must be strictly adhered to.
He charge them not to play with health of any youths members.
He said “Sick corps members must be promptly taken to the camp clinic and anyone not showing signs of recovery must be referred to standard hospitals.
Finally warn them that they did not want any corps member death, as such they should take their job seriously
He conclude by saying “We don’t want any death of corps members. We have administrative procedures, and the essence of this warning is that every one of us should take our jobs very seriously.”