Authorities of the National Youths Service Corps have ordered immediate shutdown of the Orientation nation wide camps shutdown over fear of Coronavirus also known as Covid 19 .

In a statement on Wednesday the Management of the youths corps decision is influenced by the by disease pandemic .

“Sequel to the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic which led to the cancellation of the National Sports Festival, Management of the National Youth Service Corps Scheme wishes to announce the suspension of the on-going Orientation Course for the 2020 Batch “A” Stream 1 Corps Members.”

“Therefore, the Corps Members shall be posted to commence their primary assignments forthwith, while they shall be invited back to the Orientation Camps when the situation improves, just like it happened a few years ago when the Nation was confronted by the Ebola virus threat.”

“Management wishes to state that no Corps Member or Camp Official has contracted the virus.”