The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Oyo State has disclosed that the 2016/17 Batch B (Stream 1) corps members deployed to the state gave birth to no fewer than 72 children.
The Oyo State NYSC Coordinator, Mrs. Ifeoma Anidobi, who stated this during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ibadan, the state capital, added that the state also recorded 20 marriages by the corps members and three deaths out of the total of 3,406 corps members passing out in the state on Thursday.
Her words: “The 3,406 corpers consist of 1,504 males and 1,902 females, out of which three members received state’s awards, while one received the chairman’s award.”
“Again, 38 received commendation letters, while 28 had disciplinary cases.”
“Those with disciplinary cases are to undergo extension of service, ranging from two weeks to four months.”
On its website, the management of the NYSC also released mobilization timetable for 2017 Batch B corp members.
The prospective corps members were urged to start printing call up letters from 13th to 17th Nov. 2017.