National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) 2022 Batch ‘A’ Stream I Orientation Course starting February 23
This is to inform all prospective Corps members that National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) leadership has announced the start date for the 2022 Batch ‘A’ Stream I and II Orientation Course.
Program management has scheduled the 2022 Batch ‘A’ Stream I and II orientation course to begin on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 and Friday, March 18, 2022 respectively nationwide.
The 2022 NYSC Orientation Course Batch ‘A’ Stream I is scheduled to begin at all NYSC Orientation Camps as follows:
- Start / Registration: Wednesday February 23, 2022 – Sunday February 27, 2022.
- The registration deadline: Sunday February 27, 2022.
- Swearing-in ceremony: Tuesday, March 1, 2022.
- Closing ceremony: Tuesday, March 15, 2022.
The 2022 NYSC Orientation Course Batch ‘A’ Stream II is scheduled to begin at all NYSC Orientation Camps as follows:
- Start / Registration: Friday March 18, 2022 – Tuesday March 22, 2022.
- The registration deadline: Tuesday, March 22, 2022
- Swearing-in ceremony: Wednesday March 23, 2022.
- Closing ceremony: Thursday, April 7, 2022.
All potential corps members must report for COVID-19 testing at camp prior to registration.
Prospective Corps members should complete the COVID-19 Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) self-reprint form and print the verification slip to present at camp for the COVID-19 test.
All prospective Corps members scheduled for the 2022 Batch ‘A’ Stream I & II orientation course are invited to attend their respective camps as indicated on their call letters. Internationally educated graduates must come to camp with their international passport and original copies of all uploaded documents.
Prospective members of the Corps are strongly advised not to undertake overnight travel to orientation camps so as not to put themselves at risk. They are also advised to break off the trip after 6:00 p.m. and stay overnight at military or police barracks, NYSC offices, Corps Lodges, and other safe locations. PCs should read order letters carefully as they contain all relevant information and guidelines.
Parents and guardians are advised to warn their wards to be safety conscious and not to board roadside vehicles or vehicles not registered with NURTW when traveling to camp. They are advised to only use government-approved car parks so as not to fall prey to criminals. They should also be warned of the dangers of traveling at night.
We wish to inform Nigerians that all COVID-19 safety protocols will be strictly adhered to at orientation camps. We have partnered with the NCDC and state health officials to ensure orientation camps are COVID-19 free. Lison security agencies will ensure the safety of the corps members. Inquiries if in doubt should be made and NYSC will readily provide information.
The National Diploma (ND) certificate will be presented in addition to other relevant documents by prospective Mono Polytechnic corps members as a prerequisite for enrollment in Orientation Camps nationwide.
Prospective corps members are strongly advised not to submit any false documents to register for orientation. The camp management has put in place adequate mechanisms to repress and prosecute anyone arrested.
If the appeal letter is lost, the prospective corps member who has retrieved the appeal letter from their institution is advised to obtain a police report and a Swom affidavit and then report to the institution. of graduation for any additional steps needed. Those who originally printed their order letters online can reprint the order letter if lost.
Any person who fails to report for service in the Service Corps as stated in the call letter and/or refuses to make himself available for service in the Service Corps will be promoted in accordance with the provisions of Section 13 Subsection 1 (a) and (b) of NYSCS, Cap. N84 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.
In addition, any person who is not eligible to participate in the Service Corps or who has duly received a National Service Certificate or Exemption Certificate, but participates in participation, will be prosecuted in accordance with Section 13, under -section 2 (a) and (b) of the NYSC Act, Cap N84 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.
In keeping with COVID-19 protocols, prospective Corps members must report to camp strictly on the dates stipulated on their call letters and adhere to all non-pharmaceutical COVID-19 interventions, including hand washing at designated points of the orientation camps. The staggered date of reporting to membership by potential corps members is to avoid overcrowding and ensure physical and social distancing. Every potential corps member should therefore come to camp with enough face masks and pocket personal hand sanitizer.
Following the recent announcement by the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19. The PCM should note that effective December 1, 2021, all federal public servants (including corps members) will be required to present proof of COVID-19 vaccinations before being permitted access to offices and camps. orientation). Please note that presenting a false COVID-19 certificate is a criminal offense
All married pregnant and nursing mothers who are not deployed to their respective husbands’ places of residence can now travel to NYSC orientation camps in their spouse’s states of residence for the orientation course. However, they must present for registration, in addition to other relevant documents:
- Marriage proof
- Identity of husband
- Proof of husband’s place of residence