NYSC: Female Corper Posted to Taraba Laments Risk, Shares Video of Canoe Loading Bus at Riverbank

NYSC: Female Corper Posted to Taraba Laments Risk, Shares Video of Canoe Loading Bus at Riverbank

  • A Nigerian lady who had applied for a direct National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) posting was unexpectedly assigned to Taraba State, contrary to her preferences
  • In a shared video, she highlighted the extraordinary measures taken to transport a bus across a river by loading it onto a canoe
  • Despite the risks involved in such a precarious journey, she emphasized the necessity of accepting these challenges

A Nigerian lady who had requested a direct posting through the NYSC programme shared her unexpected assignment to Taraba State, which was not her preferred location.

She shared a video capturing a remarkable scene by a riverbank, where a bus was being carefully loaded onto a canoe.

The lady showed an incident at Riverbank
The lady indicated he was a corper. Photo credit: @callmehe_success
Source: TikTok

She noted that despite the apparent danger, it was a risk they were compelled to embrace as part of their commitment to serving their country within the NYSC scheme, as shown by @callmhe_success0.

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Enjoyable service year

Shamsiyya Muhammad, an ex-corper, shared her personal experience about the scheme:

“I had the option of choosing where I wanted to serve in the NYSC but I decided I would go to wherever I am posted. When I was posted to Niger state, I was happy because I had always wanted to visit the state. I must say I enjoyed my service year in minna.”

Watch the video below:

Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions below:

Oluwadamilola said:

“God knows I will just go back home from here trust me.”

Maryam wrote:

“My brother still Dey road for Taraba pls pray for him.”

Dark skinned gurl responded:

“I wish him safe journey to and fro.”


“Corper no fit pronounce Jalingo O.”

Soft Life:

“My brother is currently on his way to Taraba.”

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DarmieCool JNR:

“Instead make dem do bridge here, na Lagos to Calabar dey wan do.”

Yung halagee:

“If l enter this bus cross river make I die, my village people no get chills.”


“This is river Buruku in Benue. their is actually a brigde in KatsinaAla but because of banditry/kidnapping, we have to use this water way.”


“People Dey inside the bus????? God abega if I go make I bend.”

Tomak Empire:

“Tell me this is a joke abeg.”


“Na buruku river, benue state b this.”


“My 2021 experience, enjoy sabre camp, dear.”

Female Corper gets gift from PPA

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a young lady showed the generous quarterly tradition upheld by her Place of Primary Assignment (PPA) during her service year.

She detailed the thoughtful array of foodstuffs she received, which included staple items such as semolina and sugar, alongside cherished beverages like Milo and milk.

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The video she shared captured not only the variety of the provisions but also her genuine appreciation for the gesture.

Source: Legit.ng

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