Arrangements have been concluded for the smooth conduct of 2020 Batch ‘A’ Orientation Course scheduled to hold between Tuesday 10th March and Monday 30th March 2020.
The Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim disclosed this today in his address at the Opening Ceremony of 2020 Batch ‘A’ Pre-Orientation Meeting which had Area Coordinators, State Coordinators, Camp Directors, Camp Commandants designate and other Collaborating Agencies in attendance.
He said the Orientation Course, which is one of the four cardinal programmes of the NYSC is the first point of Corps Members’ contact with the scheme, hence, the need for a memorable Orientation Course that would play a vital role in the overall success of the service year.
Ibrahim, who said Management places high premium on the security and welfare of Corps Members added that there was the need to continually strategize and effectively liaise with all security agencies, NYSC State Governing Boards, NYSC Local Government Committees and other relevant stakeholders to ensure the safety of all Corps Members before, during and after the Orientation Course.
The DG commended some State Governments who had commenced work on the renovation of camp facilities but added that there is the need for increased focus on the upgrade and expansion of the camps so as to make them fit for the increasing rate of Corps population.