Corps Members have been warned to desist from embarking on unauthorized journeys during their service year but seek approval from approved authorities within the NYSC Scheme if it is compulsory from them to travel.
NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Suleiman Kazaure stated this while interacting with 2018 Batch “C” Stream One Corps Members deployed to Lagos State at the Orientation Camp in Iyana-Ipaja.
He said the restriction on unapproved journeys for Corps Members is to prevent them from embarking on journeys that may end up in unpleasant experiences adding that the NYSC Scheme is human friendly.
He, however said the full weight of the law would be applied on any Corps Member that violates NYSC Byelaws.
The NYSC helmsman also urged the Corps Members to respect the culture of their host communities and strive to impact positively by initiating developmental projects that would ameliorate their sufferings.
He admonished them to exhibit good conduct in their respective place of primary assignments.
Lagos State Coordinator, Prince Mohammed Mommoh informed the Director-General that the 7,000 Corps capacity Orientation Camp in Agbowa Ikorodu has been designed and handed over to the State Government for further action.
He said the Corps Members have been incorporated into all committees on camp while the Camp clinic is being managed by medical experts from Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital Yaba and other relevant health institutios across the state.