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Prospective corps members protest indefinite postponement of NYSC orientation course

Aggrieved prospective corps members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Batch A, Stream II, Wednesday, protested the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government’s decision to postpone their orientation program indefinitely due to lack of funds.

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The prospective corps members stormed some privately-owned media organizations in Ibadan, Oyo State, to send home their displeasure.

The prospective corps members were said to have submitted their protest letter to Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State for onward delivery to the Presidency.

The protesters, it was gathered visited Splash FM, Fresh FM and PETA FM, as well as Tribune newspaper, all in Ibadan, where they complained about their idleness following the government’s decision.

They appealed to the federal government and the Director-General of the NYSC, Brigadier General Kazaure to come to their aid, stressing that they are tired of staying at home aimlessly.

The protest was peaceful as no violence was recorded.

Recall that last week, the management of NYSC announced an indefinite postponement of the prospective corps members’ orientation program, citing logistics as the reason.

The program had already been postponed before and was slated for May 21 before being suspended indefinitely.


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