The Management of NYSC is pleased to announce the inauguration of the 2023 Batch ‘C’ Orientation Course commencing on Wednesday, 1st November 2023. Here’s an exhaustive guide that outlines the necessary information, crucial dates, and important guidelines for prospective Corps Members and other stakeholders.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), a pivotal scheme implemented by the Nigerian government, plays a vital role in nurturing Nigerian graduates towards nation-building and national development. This illustrious initiative seeks to mould the country’s youth into responsible citizens, dedicated to the betterment of their nation.
Key Dates and Schedule:
NYSC 2023 Batch ‘C’ Orientation Course is scheduled with the following itinerary in all NYSC Orientation Camps:
- Commencement/Registration: Wednesday, 1st November 2023
- Cut-off date for Registration: Midnight Thursday, 2nd November 2023
- Swearing-In Ceremony: Tuesday, 7th November 2023
- Closing Ceremony: Tuesday, 21st November 2023
Important Guidelines for Prospective Corps Members
1. Proceed to Respective Camps
Prospective Corps Members for the 2023 Batch ‘C’ Orientation Course should head to their designated camps as delineated in their Call-up Letters.
2. Guidance for Foreign-Trained Graduates
If you are a foreign-trained graduate, please report to camp with your International Passports and original copies of all uploaded documents.
3. Travel Safety Measures
Your safety is paramount. Corps Members are urged not to embark on night journeys to the Orientation Camps. If travelling beyond 6:00 pm, find shelter in military or police barracks, NYSC Secretariats, Corps Lodges, or other safe locations.
4. Insight into Call-up Letters
Carefully read your Call-up letters, as they encase all relevant instructions and guidelines.
5. Enhancing Security Consciousness
Parents and guardians must impress upon their wards the importance of security awareness. Avoid boarding vehicles by the roadside or those unregistered with the NURTW. Use only government-approved motor parks and recognize the perils of night travel.
6. National Diploma (ND) Certificate
If you’re from Mono/Polytechnics, be sure to present your ND Certificate along with other pertinent documents at the Orientation Camps nationwide.
7. Strict Warning Against Fake Documents
Don’t even contemplate presenting any fraudulent documents. Management has implemented stringent measures to clamp down and prosecute any offenders.
8. Lost Call-up Letter
If you happen to lose your Call-up Letter, refer to the guidelines specified in the blog post.
9. Understanding Legal Consequences
Familiarize yourself with the legal repercussions of failing to report for service or producing counterfeit documents.
10. Special Provisions for Married, Pregnant, and Nursing Mothers
Married, pregnant, and nursing mothers not deployed to their husbands’ places of domicile may now go to the NYSC Orientation Camps within their spouses’ States of residence. Present the required documents as listed in the blog post for registration.
Ngscholars wish you all a successful service year ahead.