The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has certified the NYSC Orientation Camps across
the country as COVID-19 compliant and ready to welcome prospective corps members.
PTF Infection, Prevention and Control (IPC) focal persons visited the Orientation Camps in all 36
States and the FCT and worked with NYSC and State Health officials to ensure the readiness of
the facilities across the country. NYSC camp facility requirements include COVID-19 sample
collection sites, at least one ambulance, water supply and hand washing sites, adequate and
well-spaced beds as well as spacing for other camp facilities.
PTF National Coordinator, Dr. Sani Aliyu stated that Federal and State health authorities are
collaborating with all Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDA) to ensure the successful
operation of the NYSC Orientation Camps.