NYSC DG Warns Corps Members Against Unauthorized Journeys

National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Director-General (DG) Warns all Serving Corps Members Against Embarking on Unauthorized Journeys without Approval from NYSC as it Attracts Severe Sanctions.

Corps Members have been warned not to embark on any unauthorized journey in the course of their service year but seek permission from the NYSC if it becomes necessary for them to travel.

NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim gave this warning today while addressing Corps Members at the FCT Orientation Camp in Kubwa, Abuja.

He said any Corps Member that violates NYSC rules would be sanctioned in line with the provisions of the Scheme's byelaws.

General Ibrahim appealed to them not to travel at night or engage in risky adventures that can jeopardize their lives adding that they must ensure to be good ambassadors of their families, schools and NYSC at all times.

"Jobs are not readily available in the country,, NYSC has trained more than 1.4million Ex-Corps Members on Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development who are now self employed. Develop your talents and be passionate with your job. Do not cut corners, always do the right thing and the sky will be your limit", the DG said.

He urged the Corps Members to engage in activities that would promote unity, cohesion and national integration among themselves which is in line with the objectives of the NYSC Scheme.

"You must be disciplined, shun drugs, cybercrimes and say no to cultism including other negative vices", the Director General added.

He specifically appealed to the female Corps Members to respect their dignity and serve as responsible role models.