The federal government has said that the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has ceased assigning corps members to states considered “very unsafe.”
Concerns have been raised over the programme’s viability after several corps members were kidnapped in various regions of the country during their one-year mandatory national service.

The Minister of Youth, Jamila Ibrahim addressing the issue in an interview,revealed that the programme has taken safety precautions by deploying NYSC members solely to safe states, among other measures.

The minister explained that cooperation between various government entities, is necessary to ensure the safety of corps members.

February 5, 2024

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