The National Youth Service Corps has commenced orientations of corp members amid coronavirus pandemic in Yobe state.
The 572 corps members are of 2020 Batch B deployed to undergo orientation at Dazigau village in Nangere council of Yobe state.
While commencing the three-week orientation on Monday, the NYSC State Coordinator, Mrs. Grace Adzer disclosed that the scheme is to expose members to states environment, languages, culture and the host communities they are to serve for nine months.
She urged them to observe physical and social distancing, including the wearing of face mask at the orientation camp along Potiskum Kano road.
She noted that for avoidance of doubts, all measures have been put in place to ensure a COVID-19 hitch-free exercise.
According to her, the orientation exercise, include military drills, Man O War, leadership training, language studies and lectures on entrepreneurship.
She said they are to be coopted into various committees for the smooth running of the secured orientation camp.
She thanked Governor Mai Mala Buni for providing logistic support for the smooth take off of the orientation exercises.