The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has announced that the 2017 Batch B Stream 2 orientation course will only hold in fifteen states
– The management of the scheme said registration for the orientation course will begin on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 – Prospective corps members are advised to go to camp with the original call-up letter or call-up letter printed on-line The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has announced that the 2017 Batch B Stream 2 orientation course is scheduled to hold in fifteen states NYSC orientation camps only.
crestnewsng.com gathered that the states the orientation course will be held are Abia, Bauchi, Benue, Delta, Enugu, Sokoto, Jigawa and Kaduna. Others include Katsina, Plateau, Lagos, Osun, Oyo, Rivers and the Federal Capital Territory. The commencement of the orientation course will be as follow:
(a) Commencement and registration: Tuesday, January 16, 2018
(b) Cut-off date for registration: Midnight Wednesday, January 17, 2018
(c) Swearing-in ceremony: Thursday, January 18, 2018
(d) Closing: Monday, February 5, 2018 “All prospective corps members for the 2017 Batch ‘B’ Stream 2 orientation course are advised to proceed to their respective camps as stated on their call-up letters. “Foreign-trained graduates are to report to the camp with their travelling passport for identification as well as their certificate/transcript for verification.
“In the event of any loss of call-up letter, the corps member who collected the call-up letter from his/her institution is advised to obtain police report and sworn court affidavit and thereafter, report to the institution of graduation for further necessary action. “Those who initially printed their call-up letters on-line can re-print the call-up letters as many times as they want in the case of loss.
“Prospective corps members are to note that their states of deployment may differ from their orientation camp venue, hence; they must take careful note of their respective orientation camp venue before proceeding to camp. Requirements for the registration include:
(a) Original call-up letter or call-up letter printed on-line
(b) Statement of result endorsed by authorised officer with authentic signature.
(c) School identity card, including travelling passport for foreign-trained graduates.
(d) Medical doctors, pharmacists, physiotherapists and optometrists are to produce evidence of registration with their professional bodies.
(e) Prospective corps members should go to camp with functional account number and bank Verification Number (BVN) to facilitate online payment of entitlements. (
f) In addition, each prospective corps member must present certificate of fitness from a government or military hospital showing his/her health status before he/she will be registered and admitted for the orientation course. Meanwhile, crestnewsng.com had previously reported that Osun state governor, Rauf Aregbesola, ordered that the modalities for clearing the arrears of the extra allowances of previous and current members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) posted to the state to start immediately. The governor ordered the payment at the first state executive council meeting in the new year. The council commended the state governor for the prompt and practical move he took in handling the industrial protest embarked upon by labour unions in the state recently.