- The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has reacted to online information about the 2023 mobilisation activities
- NYSC said the online information about 2023 mobilisation activities is not from the corps and should be disregarded
- The corps said the approved dates for the 2023 mobilisation activities will be made public at the appropriate time
The Director of Press and Public Relations, Eddy Megwa, in a statement issued on Sunday, June 11, in Abuja, said online sources misquoted the dates for its pre-mobilization workshop, post-mobilization workshop, and uploading of Senate Approved result lists, among others.
According to The Punch, the corps urged members of the public to completely disregard the reports, stating that the 2023 NYSC activities would be made public at the appropriate time.
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The statement partially read:
“Management hereby wishes to inform members of the public, especially students, parents and guardians including the Corps Producing Institutions across the country that the information did not emanate from NYSC as it represents only the imagination of the writer.
“Consequent upon the above, the approved dates for the 2023 Mobilisation activities would be made public at the appropriate time, through this medium and other media channels including all NYSC Social Media platforms. Members of the public are advised to ignore the baseless information in its entirety.”
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A report by Dubuwa, a fact-checking platform, stated that the claim in the graphics is false, adding that the newly inaugurated president has not stated that he plans to reduce the monthly allowance given to members of the NYSC.
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