The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps NYSC, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim has said orientation camp exercise was suspended as a precautionary measure to avoid cases of coronavirus, COVID-19.
Ibrahim said no case of the virus has been recorded as at now.
Corps members were asked to leave the orientation camp Wednesday morning by the management of NYSC.
NYSC had, last Thursday 12th March, performed the swearing-in ceremony for the 2020 Batch A, Stream 1 corps members, who came into the orientation camps on Tuesday 10 and were expected to leave on March 30th.
Brigadier General Ibrahim said during the Ebola virus, the corps members were also in camp but their activities were suspended to prevent the spread of the virus.
The NYSC boss said although the scheme had put in place precautionary measures earlier, there was still need to suspend the camp activities to ensure that no case is recorded.