NYSC Official Died in Isolation, Was Never in Camp…


The Director-Normal of the Nationwide Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier Normal Shuaibu Ibrahim, says the declare {that a} high officer who was posted to the everlasting orientation camp in Kano State died of COVID-19 in camp will not be true.

Talking in an interview on tv on Wednesday, Ibrahim defined that the officer by no means entered the orientation camp. He added that he was examined earlier than he entered the camp and was taken to the isolation centre the place he finally died after testing optimistic.

“It isn’t true that the officer died in the camp, in line with the PTF and NYSC tips all potential corps members and camp officers which can be invited for the orientation train had been examined. It’s obligatory that every one have to be examined. It’s only these which can be unfavorable which can be allowed into the camp,” Ibrahim stated.

“These which can be optimistic are taken away by the NCDC and state officers for therapy and that was what occurred. The officer involved similar to every other NYSC officers underwent the check and when he was optimistic, he was taken by the NCDC to Kano State isolation heart and that was the place, sadly, he handed on, not in the camp.”

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The NYSC DG disclosed that no NYSC corps member or workers who’s COVID-19 optimistic is allowed in any of the camps throughout the nation. They had been all examined earlier than going into the orientation camp, he revealed.

Based on him, the NYSC orientation camps throughout the nation had been supervised by the Nigerian Centre for Illness Management (NCDC).

The NYSC DG stated, “I’ve at all times cleared the air that it’s only those that unfavorable which can be allowed into the camp. These which can be optimistic are taken away by NCDC.

“We had been the primary company to provide NCDC our modalities for camp re-opening and so they checked out it critically together with the PTF and the approval was granted.

“Even I used to be examined together with my officers. None of our officers died in the camp.”

Final week, the Federal Authorities stated it might shut down any NYSC orientation camp that violates the COVID-19 tips.

The FG stated this by means of the Minister of Youth and Sport, Sunday Dare, at a media briefing of the Presidential Process Pressure (PTF) on COVID-19, held in Abuja.

Dare added that the lives and well being of the corps members are precedence to the federal government and the affected camps might be shut down, and corps members might be posted to close by states to proceed the orientation train.

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