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Over 200,000 Corps Members To Participate In Elections

National Youth Service Corps, (NYSC) says over 200,000 Corps Members would be participating in the general election.

Addressing Journalists in Abuja, the Director General of the Scheme Brigadier General Yushau Ahmed warned corps members on adhoc duties during the forthcoming election to avoid any form of gratification, and avoid any flash points.

The DG unveiled a distress call center that would enable corps members to get help in case of any security alert.

NYSC DG General Yushau Ahmed unveiling the distress call center. Photo Credit: Sandra Udeike/Radio Nigeria

said corps members would not work at high security prone areas, and advised those on electoral duties to be fully dressed in there corpers uniform.

He said that adequate trainings had been given to the corps members and any corps member found to have compromised would face the full wrath of the law.

The Director General advised the corps members to reach out to the scheme through it’s new four digits distress call number.

Reporting by Sandra Udeike; Editing by Chinasa Ossai & Daniel Adejo.

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