By Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja
The second stream of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) would take off from Thursday, December 3, 2020, the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on coronavirus has announced.
Chairman of the PTF and Secretary to the Government of the Federation SGF Mr Boss Mustapha, disclosed this during the task force’s media briefing in Abuja on Monday.
Mustapha also disclosed the date for the second stream’s camping was picked following the end of the camp training for the first stream corp members, adding that the third stream would be called to camp in January 2021.
The PTF also announced the National Sports Festival Edo 2020 would now hold sometime in early 2021 when measures to minimise spread of COVID-19 in the sports camp would have been put in place.
Speaking on the NYSC stream two camping, he said: “We are pleased to inform you that the first stream of NYSC has concluded camping while we expect the 2nd stream to go to camp on 3rd December and the third stream would be in January 2021.
“Necessary measures, building on the successes of the first stream, have been taken. The DG NCDC will brief you on this”, he said.
On the sports festival scheduled to hold in Edo state, Mustapha said “new dates have been agreed upon early in 2021, before which, measures would be put in place to minimise infections.”