THE Federal Government has asked the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to start preparations towards reopening its orientation camps nationwide.
Addresssing journalists on Thursday, at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, the National Coordinator of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, said, orientation camps should reopen when educational institutions open.
Following the outbreak of COVID-19 in the country, orientation camps were shut in March to check the spread of the disease.
Aliyu said, “The NYSC is to consolidate on safety measures currently being put in place and start preparing for the reopening of orientation camps when educational institutions open.
“We are in the process of developing strict guidelines to ensure there is no outbreak of COVID-19 when this process starts.”