The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Management has announced the date for the start of the 2022 Batch ‘C’ Stream I Orientation Course, and we are using this medium to inform all prospective Corps members of that announcement.
Management of the Scheme has scheduled the 2022 Batch ‘C’ Stream I Orientation course to commence on Wednesday, 2nd November 2022, Nationwide.
The NYSC 2022 Batch ‘C’ Stream I Orientation Course is scheduled to commence in all the NYSC Orientation Camps as follows:
- Commencement – Wednesday, November 2, 2022.
- Registration – Wednesday, November 2, 2022 – Friday, November 4, 2022.
- Cut-off date for Registration – Midnight, Friday, November 4, 2022.
- Swearing-In Ceremony – Tuesday, November 8, 2022.
- Closing Ceremony – Tuesday, November 22, 2022.
Before registering at the camp, all prospective corps members must either show up for the COVID-19 test or provide documentation of their complete immunization history.
To take the COVID-19 test in camp, prospective corps members must fill out the COVID-19 Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) self-reprinting form and print a verification slip.
Foreign-trained graduates are to report to the camp with their International Passport and original copies of all uploaded documents. All prospective Corps Members slated for the 2022 Batch ‘C’ Stream I Orientation Course are advised to proceed to their respective Camps as stated on their Call-up Letters.
Prospective Corps Members are strongly advised not to embark on night journey to the Orientation Camps in order not to endanger themselves. They are also advised to break their journey if it is going beyond 6:00 pm and pass the night in military or police barracks, NYSC Secretariats, Corps Lodges and other safe places. PCMs should diligently read the Call- up letters as they contain all relevant information and guidelines.
Parents and Guardians are enjoined to warn their wards to be security conscious and not board vehicles by the roadside or vehicles unregistered With the NURTW while travelling to Camp. They are advised to use only government-approved motor parks in order not to fall prey to criminals. They should equally be admonished on the dangers of travelling at night.
We wish to inform Nigerians that all COVID-19 safety protocols will strictly adhere to the Orientation Camps. We have partnered with the NCDC and State Health Officials to ensure COVID-19 free Orientation Camps. Liaison with security agencies is also ongoing to ensure the safety of all Corps Members. Enquiries where in doubt should be made, and NYSC will readily provide information.
National Diploma (ND) Certificate will be presented in addition to other relevant documents by Prospective Corps Members of Mono/Polytechnics as a pre-condition for registration at the Orientation Camps nationwide.
Prospective Corps Members are strongly advised not to present any fake documents for registration at the Orientation Camp. Management has put in place adequate machineries to clamp down and prosecute anyone caught.
In the event of any loss of the Call-up Letter, the prospective Corps Member who collected the Call-up letter from his/her institution is advised to obtain Police Report and Sworn Affidavit and thereafter report to the institution of graduation for further necessary action. Those who initially printed their Call-up Letters on-line can re-print the Call-up Letter in the case of loss.
Any person who fails to report for service in the Service Corps as directed in the Call-up Letter and/or refuses to make himself available for service in the Service Corps shall be prosecuted in line with the provisions of Section 13 sub-section 1(a) and (b) of the NYSC Act, Cap. N84, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.
Also, any person who is not eligible to participate in the Service Corps or has been duly issued with a Certificate of National Service or Certificate of Exemption but so participates or attempts to so participate shall be prosecuted in line with Section 13 sub-section 2(a) and (b) of the NYSC Act, Cap. N84, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.
In observance of COVID 19 protocols, Prospective Corps Members are to report to camp strictly on the dates stipulated on ‘their call-up letters and abide by all COVID-19 non-pharmaceutical interventions, including washing of han4s at designated points at the Orientation Camps. The staggered date of reporting to camp by Prospective Corps Members is to avoid overcrowding and ensure physical and social distancing Every Prospective Corps Member is therefore expected to come to camp with enough face masks and personal pocket-size hand sanitiser.
All married pregnant and nursing mothers not deployed to their respective husbands’ places of domicile can now proceed to the NYSC Orientation Camps within their spouses’ States of residence for the Orientation course.
However, they are to present for registration in addition to other relevant documents:
- Evidence of marriage
- Identity of husband
- Evidence of husband’s place of domicile.
We wish you all journey mercies to your various Orientation Camps.