NYSC resumes orientation in Borno State after 13 years

Thirteen years after insecurity forced the closure of its operations, the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has announced that orientation programme for corps members will resume in Borno State.

Credible News reports that corps members deployed to the State were made to observe their orientation in Katsina State for several years due to the insurgency.

The State Commissioner of Police, Mr Lawal Yusufu told newsmen at the ad hoc orientation camp located in the Arabic Teachers College, Maiduguri on Monday that the next orientation would hold in the State.

Yusufu, who spoke after assessing the facilities at the camp said that security agencies would work in concert to provide security for the incoming NYSC members at entry, exit and other strategic places in the camp.

The Commissioner was accompanied on the visit by Government officials including the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Bukar Tijjani; the State NYSC Coordinator, Mr. Mohammed Adamu; and the State Chairman, NYSC Governing Board, Alhaji Mohammed Badiya.

Credible News reports that the orientation programme for the new NYSC members is expected to commence on Aug. 18.

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