The National Youth Service Corps,NYSC says corps member deployed as INEC ad hoc staff  will not be allowed to work in security challenged areas in the country.

NYSC Director of  Press and Public Relations, Adenike Adeyemi,said this in Abuja on Saturday,  ahead of the upcoming Governorship and House of Assembly polls slated for March 9.

Adeyemi, who said that no corps member died during the Presidential and National Assembly Elections, which held on February 23, assured that the safety and security of corps members remained a top priority for the scheme.

She said that corps members would not be posted  to work as ad hoc staff for the March elections  in any state or area of the Federation that had  been adjudged as having security challenges.

According to Adeyemi, the  NYSC do not allow corps members work in any security challenged area, whether it is for primary assignment or for elections and INEC  understands that.