Due to the fear resulting from escalating cases of novel Coronavirus outbreak in the country, the management of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has temporarily suspended monthly biometric clearance and the weekly Community Development Service (CDS) meetings of corps members nationwide.
The statement was released on Thursday evening, March 19 through the office of the institution’s Director, ICT, Mrs C.I. Ubah.
It reads below;
“TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF MONTHLY BIOMETRIC CLEARANCE
Further to Management’s efforts at preventing the spread of Corona Virus (COVID-19). The Director-General has directed the temporal suspension of monthly biometric clearance for the month of April and May. This is with a view to avoid congregation of Corps Members in line with the directives of the Federal Government.
3. Consequent from the above, State Coordinators are to ensure the following
i. Corps Members are to submit their clearance from their Place of Primary Assignment (PPA) to the LGls.
ii. The Local Government Inspector (LGl) will collect the monthly clearance and mark attendance for the Corps Members. The ICT Department will modify the LGI Marking system to enable the LGI perform this task.
iii. ICT Desk Officers are to support the LGIs in the implementation of this change to the monthly clearance.
4. Above is for strict complance please.
5. Thank you.
C.l. Uba (Mrs.)