The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) deployed a total of 2021 Corps Members to Anambra State for the 2021 Batch ‘C’ Stream 2 Orientation exercise.
This was disclosed by the state Coordinator Mrs. Yetunde Baderinwa, during the swearing-in ceremony on Tuesday.
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According to Baderinwa, out of the total numbers of 2021 registered in the state, 981 are males while 1, 216 are females.
“At the close of the registration at Monday mid-night, a total of 2021 Prospective Corps Members were registered comprising 981 males and 1,216 females,” she said.
She also disclosed that one of the major prerequisites for gaining entrance into the orientation camp, was screening of all corps members for COVID-19.
She said all the corps members admitted into the camp were screened and confirmed free of COVID- 19 and certified fit for the exercise.
She urged the corps members to take the advantage of skills acquisition training to boost their development.
Baderinwa said the scheme would give priority to the skills acquisition.
She also stated that to enhance participatory administration in Camp, the camp under her watch has nominated three perspective corps members as Corps Camp Directors in line with directive from our National Directorate Headquarters.
She commended the state governor, Willie Obiano, and the Orientation Camp host communities, Umuawulu/Mgbaukwu, for their hospitality.
The oath taking was performed by the State Chief Judge, Honourable Justice O.M. Anyachebelu.