Happy new year 2021 to all our members and visitors! CORONAVIRUS safety tips from Admin! 1. Watch your hands with running water 2. Dont cough in your hands 3. Keep distance from people 4. Stay indoor if neccessary!! Stay safe !!! Dear Members,Do you know that naijacrux is fully programmed to serve you better, Do you know that you can share your favorite post on naijacrux with friends on twitter,facebook, googleplus,myspace and many more! To share post on naijacrux with friends and family on twitter, facebook,googleplus,myspace,and many more, scroll to the down page of the post, Click on the Social Icon You Want To Share On To Share.


Author Topic: NYSC bars nursing mothers, Pregnant women ,PG students from serving in Nigeria  (Read 831 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline mastercode

  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 2743
  • Karma: +0/-0
Loading...
The National Youth Service Corps has barred prospective corps members that are pregnant and nursing babies from participating in the national service across the country.

Also affected are students undergoing post-graduate studies in institutions of higher learning in the country.

The Director-General of the NYSC, Brig-Gen. Johnson Olawumi, who said these in Kaduna, however, said those affected needed not bother to enlist for service "until they are free to participate effectively."

This was contained in the resolution of the two-day retreat released to journalists on Thursday.

The NYSC DG, at the workshop with the theme, 'ICT and NYSC mobilisation process: towards eliminating identified challenges', added that pregnant women and children would no longer be allowed into orientation camps across the country for service under the scheme established in 1973 by the Gen. Yakubu Gowon administration.

"It was further resolved that pregnant women, nursing mothers or students engaging in post-graduate studies should not bother to enlist for service until they are free to participate effectively," the resolution read.

Olawumi noted that the exemption of pregnant women and nursing mothers as well as post-graduate students from national service was because they would not be able to undergo the four cardinal programmes of the NYSC.

The four cardinal programmes include mobilisation, orientation, primary assignment and winding-up passing out parade.

The director-general argued further that for  prospective corps members to qualify to receive certificate of national service, they must go through the four stages of national service.

Olawumi faulted a situation whereby prospective corps members, especially pregnant women and nursing mothers, would be absent from the stages of the national service, only to resurface for posting to their various places of primary assignments.

Meanwhile, the resolution of the 2015 'B' Pre-Mobilisation workshop added that henceforth, documents for concessional posting request on marital or health grounds would be forwarded on-line as against the old practice of "bringing such to the NYSC headquarters in Abuja".

It noted that prospective corps members would henceforth be given the opportunity to choose their choice outside their socio-cultural and linguistic areas, using ICT solution.

This, according to the NYSC, is in a bid to tackle the problems of deluge of concessional request with which the agency is being inundated.



 

Soldiers from Chad killed 207 Boko Haram in Nigeria-Chad Soldiers To The Rescue

Started by mastercode

Replies: 0
Views: 1440
Last post February 26, 2015, 02:27:17 AM
by mastercode
Nigeria Police Force To Withdraw Police Officers From Politicians, Others

Started by internet police

Replies: 0
Views: 1478
Last post February 16, 2015, 06:12:57 PM
by internet police
Nigeria Fuel crisis nears end as oil marketers,govt agree to restore fuel supply

Started by internet police

Replies: 0
Views: 1161
Last post May 26, 2015, 04:34:32 PM
by internet police
US Legislature tells Nigeria military-You lack Training&Needs Training, not arms

Started by mastercode

Replies: 0
Views: 1208
Last post August 05, 2015, 05:07:41 PM
by mastercode
100 Easiest Ways To Make Big Money, Save More Money & Spend Less In Nigeria Now!

Started by Tony1980

Replies: 0
Views: 1278
Last post November 03, 2015, 05:55:07 PM
by Tony1980
President Buhari remains Nigeria's president whether home or abroad ? Presidency

Started by yungcrux

Replies: 0
Views: 1176
Last post March 14, 2016, 09:09:17 AM
by yungcrux
Nigeria Celebrate 57th Indepedence , Buhari Visits Maiduguri To Celebrate

Started by Nairaland

Replies: 0
Views: 1419
Last post October 02, 2017, 12:36:37 AM
by Nairaland
Nigeria Police BOSS removes police commissioner amidst killings

Started by bellanaija

Replies: 0
Views: 10417
Last post June 27, 2018, 04:27:43 AM
by bellanaija
President Obama reaffirms readiness to work with Nigeria President elect buhari

Started by admin

Replies: 0
Views: 1247
Last post April 16, 2015, 02:51:33 PM
by admin
United States relaxes arms embargo, begins to send arms to Nigeria

Started by mastercode

Replies: 0
Views: 1476
Last post August 17, 2015, 10:54:35 AM
by mastercode