NYSC Bans Pregnant Women, Nursing Mothers, Post Graduate Students From Service

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The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has outlawed pregnant women, nursing mothers and students engaged in postgraduate studies from participating in the national service across the country, until they are free to participate efficiently.

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Speaking during a two-day pre-mobilization workshop for the 2015 Batch “B” NYSC programme, held in Kaduna, the Director General (DG), Brig-Gen. Johnson Olawumi said there was no sense in pregnant women and nursing mothers being absent from the orientation activities in most cases, only to resurface for posting to their various places of primary assignments.

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The Brig-Gen however reiterated that henceforth, pregnant women and children would no longer be allowed into orientation camps across the country for service under the scheme.



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