Unauthorised journey’ll attract sanctions, NYSC DG warns corps members

Corps Members have been warned against traveling without obtaining permission from the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).

The NYSC Director General, Brigadier General YD Ahmed, gave the warni9nhg Sunday in his address during his visit to Corps Members in Oyo and Ogun state Orientation Camps.

He said unauthorised journey will attract sanctions, adding that no employer is allowed to grant permission to corps members to travel.

In a statement issued and signed by the director, press and public relations, Eddy Megwa and made available to Blueprint weekend, the DG advised that all services in NYSC are free, warning that they should beware of online advertisers and fraudsters that may offer posting and redeployment to them for a fee.

The director general also implored the corps members to adhere strictly to the NYSC dress code, adding that improper dressing in NYSC uniform attracts sanctions.

“Don’t dress anyhow. Dress as good ambassadors of NYSC and always abide by all NYSC rules and regulations, respect the culture and tradition of your host communities when you leave camp. Make good impact on the communities and in your place of primary assignments,” the DG said. 

He stated that efforts are still on-going towards the signing of the NYSC Trust Fund bill into law.