- The NYSC said it has introduced a new policy to ensure prospective corps members who are pregnant or nursing mothers do not undergo unnecessary stress
- Under the new policy, pregnant or nursing mothers not deployed to their husbands’ states of domicile are to proceed to the orientation camps in the states where their spouses reside
- Brig-Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim, the NYSC DG, however, listed the requirements that have to be presented for the redeployment
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) says married women who are pregnant and nursing mothers not deployed to their husbands’ places of domicile can now proceed to the orientation camps within their spouses’ states of residence.
The Guardian reported that the director-general of the NYSC, Brig-Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim, said this during a briefing on the 2021 Batch C Stream One orientation exercise which commenced Wednesday, October 20, in all the 37 camps nationwide.
However, the NYSC boss said the pregnant women or nursing mothers must present for registration in addition to other documents, evidence of marriage, husbands’ identity and evidence of husbands’ place of domicile.
He explained that the new policy was to ease the burden on the women.
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Afenifere to NYSC: Allow corps members serve in their home states
In a related development, the pan Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, has urged the NYSC to allow corps members to serve in their respective home states.
The group said the NYSC should begin the process until security agencies stop the spate of kidnapping and insecurity across the country.
The spokesman of the group, Comrade Jare Ajayi, made this known in a statement seen by Legit.ng on Monday, September 27.
Nigerian man engages female corps member 3 weeks after meeting her at NYSC camp
Instablog9ja who shared a video from the occasion stated that the lovebirds got engaged in less than 3 weeks of meeting at the state orientation camp.
The man who got on one knee and with a ring held out popped the question to the lady. Corps members rallied support for the man as they urged the lady to give a yes.