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NYSC DG warns corps members against unauthorised journeys

By Adaku Onyenucheya
10 December 2020   |   3:37 am
The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, has cautioned the 2020 Batch ‘B’ Stream 1B prospective corps members deployed to Lagos State against embarking on unauthorised journeys during their service year.

The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, has cautioned the 2020 Batch ‘B’ Stream 1B prospective corps members deployed to Lagos State against embarking on unauthorised journeys during their service year.

Ibrahim gave the advice when he paid an official visit to the NYSC Lagos State Orientation Camp.

He said it would an offence for any corps member to travel outside his or her state of deployment without a written permission from the state co-ordinator.

The director-general, who also cautioned the corps members against misuse of social media, urged them to always verify the authenticity of what they hear before posting on social media platforms.

Besides, he advised the corps members to stay away from cybercrime and other forms of criminality that can put them in trouble, urging them to key into the NYSC Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship (SAED) programme meant to assist them become self-reliant and even employers of labour after their service year.