Are NYSC Corpers Really Safe In Osun State?
Some members of the National Youth Service Corps in Osun will be posted out of the state.
The decision was reached as there were threats from some pupils who belong to a cult group.
The Osun State Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps, Emmanuel Attah, said this on Wednesday while speaking with journalists at the 2018 NYSC/Corps Employers workshop held in Osogbo, the Osun State capital.
He said the NYSC would not hesitate to withdraw corps members from any establishment or institution where they feel their safety is not guaranteed.
Asked if the NYSC was satisfied with the security of corps members posted to schools in Osun State, Attah said he had no reason to complain.
He said, “I have no reason to complain about the security of corps members in the state. The police and the Department of State Services are always trying. But in 2017, we had to withdraw all the corps members posted to Osogbo High School due to cultist attacks.
“We will not post corps members to the school again unless the school gives us a written guarantee that the lives of the corps members are safe. The NYSC will not post anybody to anywhere their lives are not safe.”
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