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NYSC Extends 10 corps members’ service year

NYSC Timetable 2021 for Batch ‘A’ Mobilization
NYSC Timetable 2021 for Batch ‘A’ Mobilization

The National Youth Service Corps in Plateau has extended the service year of 10 corps members and re-mobilised two others for absconding themselves and for absenteeism during their service year.

The State Coordinator of the NYSC in Plateau, Caroline Embu, publicized this on Thursday in Jos at the official passing out ceremony of the 2020 Batch B Stream 1 of the scheme.

According to Embu, the 10 corps members will have their service year prolonged to various periods for absenteeism and for absconding themselves.

While the two other corps members, she said, had been re-mobilised to redo the service in another state with half allowance, for absenting themselves from their respective places of primary assignment for over three months.

She also revealed that six corps members would be given the State Award for their outstanding performances during their service.

The state coordinator also applauded the successfully discharged corps members for making an impact in their host communities, as she advised them to be good ambassadors of the NYSC even as they had finalized their service.

She also urged them not to undertake night trips due to the challenges associated with such journeys, advising them to break their trips once it was night.

Meanwhile, the News Agency of Nigeria reported that, a total of 1, 320 corps members of the 2020 B stream 1 deployed to the state were successfully discharged at the ceremony.

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