Kaduna crisis: NYSC suspends orientation course
The National Youth Service Corps ( NYSC) has suspended the commencement of the 2018 Batch ” C” corps members’ orientation of those deployed to Kaduna State, due to the current crisis in the state.
The orientation course, which was earlier scheduled to commence on Tuesday, October 23, has now been postponed until further notice.
The state government had imposed a 24-hour curfew on the state to halt the bloody attacks escalating from killings in Kasuwan Magani, Kajuru Local Government Area of the State few days ago.
Confirming the development in a statement signed by the NYSC management and made available to DAILY POST in Kaduna on Monday, the Coordinator of the Scheme in the State, Hajiya Siddiq Walida said, the development became necessary to guard against any eventuality.
Her words “The Management of National Youth Service Corps wishes to inform all 2018 Batch C prospective Corps members deployed to Kaduna State that the commencement of the Orientation Course earlier scheduled for Tuesday, 23rd October, 2018 has been suspended till further notice due to the current security situation and consequent curfew imposed by the state government.
According to her, all affected prospective corps members are advised to remain at home until further notice from the NYSC management.
“However, all other prospective Corps members deployed to other States and FCT are to report at the various orientation camps on Tuesday, 23rd October, 2018 as scheduled. All inconveniences are regretted,” she explained.