NYSC strikes to verify unfold of coronavirus, Lassa fever – Haaglo

NYSC strikes to verify unfold of coronavirus, Lassa fever

By Sunny Nwankwo, Umuahia

The administration of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Abia stated that it has adopted some primary preventive and management measures to checkmate the of and contained in the Orientation camp.

This is whilst guests to the camp together with the Secretary to the State , Mr. Chris Ezem and different guests handed by way of the necessary well being verify earlier than they had been allowed into the NYSC camp.

Mrs. Bona Fasakin, the Abia NYSC State Coordinator was reported to have acknowledged this throughout the swearing-in ceremony of the 2020 Batch ‘A’ Stream I corps members on the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Umunnaato, Bende Local Government Area.

Fasakin stated that among the measures adopted by the camp officers included the sensitisation of corps members, camp officers and different members of the camp neighborhood on the pandemic with the help of medical personnel from the Medical Center (FMC), Umuahia.

The State NYSC boss additional defined that face masks, hand sanitizers and thermal machines (thermometers) had been acquired and had been at the moment getting used within the camp as in different camps all through the federation.

“Our consultants from the Federal Medical (FMC), Umuahia are with us on this camp finishing up sensitisation on preventive measures inclusive of sundry points of non-public hygiene.

“Also, the camp are adequately enlightened on the need to adhere strictly to basic hygiene,” she stated.

The coordinator stated {that a} whole of 1,902 corps members had been registered for the three-week orientation.

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She urged the corps members to be a part of the talents acquisition entrepreneurial and different trainings they’d obtain.

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu in an deal with knowledgeable the youth corps members that the orientation course was designed to equip them adequately for the duty of nation constructing.

Ikpeazu, represented by Mr. Chris Ezem, the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), assured them that the state was secure including that the folks had been hospitable too.

“Therefore, it is needless of you asking for relocation, except for life threatening ill health that may require some special attention or on marital grounds,” he stated.

The oath of allegiance was administered on the corps members by Justice Thomas Adiele, on behalf of Justice Kalu Ogwe, the Chief Judge of Abia

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