ABUJA – The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Wednesday, denied a rumour peddling through the social media that it had cut short the ongoing orientation exercise for the 2016 Batch ‘A’ by shifting the stream two till the end of the year, due to scarcity of fund.
The NYSC Director of Press and Public Relation, Mrs Abosede Aderibigbe debunked the rumours in an exclusive phone interview with Vanguard in Abuja. Aderibigbe described the report as unfounded and a clear misrepresentation of the truth, spreading around by the enemies of the scheme. According to her, the exercise is on course as scheduled by the scheme, urging the general public to disregarded the report. “It is not true, we have not postponed the stream 2 till the end of this year as speculated. The scheme is on course. People should disregard the report,” she clarified. Aderibigbe called on the prospective and serving corps members not take information as regards to the scheme’s activities from the social media.