The attention of NYSC Management has been drawn to a story on redeployment making the rounds on social media. The write-up is a misrepresentation of facts.
“Following the relocation Policy of the Scheme, the exercise is carried out based on two grounds, namely; Marital and Health grounds.
Relocation on the ground of marriage applies only to female Corps Members. On the ground of health, the Corps Member’s medical history must be presented, with a written application.”
It is imperative to state that in NYSC, all lives matter, just like the Director-General has emphasised on so many fora. The safety and well-being of Corps Members and members of staff remain of paramount importance to the Corps.
However, Corps Members at all times must also be security conscious and never treat their safety with levity, by unduly putting themselves in harm’s way through risky behaviours.
Rest assured, the Scheme in all matters on the deployment of Corps Members, relies strictly on the advisories from the security agencies.
It is therefore advisable for clarifications to be sought from the Scheme on issues of its operations, to avoid the error of inaccurate reportage or outright spread of falsehood and misinformation.