2020 Batch A corps members posted to Borno State have been exempted from Orientation Camp.
The National Youth Service Corps announced this in a tweet without giving a reason for the decision.
Director, Press and Public Relations of NYSC, Mrs Adenike Adeyemi, had in a statement said the 2020 Batch A corps members would complete their orientation course after the coronavirus lockdown.
The statement quoted the Director-General of the scheme, Brg.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, as speaking during a courtesy visit to the Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, in Abuja.
Ibrahim informed the NCDC boss that NYSC suspended the 2020 Batch ‘A’ Stream One Orientation Course just one week into the exercise as a proactive measure to avert the spread of COVID-19 to any of the orientation camps.