The Federal Government has vowed to close any National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Orientation Camp where the state government does not comply with all the COVID-19 protocols.
Minister of Youths and Sports, Sunday Dare, disclosed this at the Presidential Task Force briefing on Monday, NAN reports.
Dare disclosed that over 700 corps members from the current batch tested positive for coronavirus.
The cases are from over 22,000 participants tested.
The minister said it had become necessary that all safety protocols be adhered to in camps. (NYSC COVID-19 protocols)
“Any orientation camp that is not obeying the protocol will simply be closed as the NYSC cannot afford to risk the lives and health of corps members,” he stressed..
The minister added that corps members who might be affected if the camps were shut would be reposted to the adjoining state.
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