The Federal Government, on Tuesday, released funds meant for the 2016 Batch ‘A’ Stream II orientation programme of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).
This is coming after the director-general of the service, Sule Kazaure, told the senate committee on youth and sport, that the Batch ‘A’ Stream II orientation programme will not hold as a result of lack of funds.
But in the latest development, the NYSC in a statement, disclosed that the programme scheduled for Saturday will go on as planned as the government has released the needed funds.
The statement read, “The National Youth Service Corps wishes to express profound appreciation of the Federal government’s intervention through the release of funds for the 2016 Batch ’A’ stream II orientation course.
“Consequent upon government’s intervention, Management is pleased to inform prospective Corps members, parents, guardians and the rest of the general public that the 2016 Batch ‘A’ Stream II orientation course will hold as planned.
“As a reminder, all are to note that the Orientation Course will commence on Saturday, 21st May, 2016 and end on Monday, 6th June, 2016.
“Therefore, all prospective corps members are advised to print their call-up letters online or collect same from their respective institutions of graduation as applicable.
“They are to report to the orientation camps in their states of deployment whose addresses would be shown on their call-up letters.
“Management wishes all prospective Corps members a hitch-free and rewarding orientation course.”