Senate Wants NYSC Overhauled Over Death Of Corps Members

Published 2 years ago by: CLARA JANCITA
at 01:04 PM, 9/12/2016 (2 years ago)

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Following the widely reported deaths of some members of the National Youth Service Corps recently, the Nigerian Senate has reacted over the development.  The Nigerian Senate has on Thursday, called on the Federal Government to overhaul the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Scheme. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the call followed a motion of urgent public importance moved by the Chief Whip of the Senate, Olusola Adeyeye (APC Central).
 
The Senate also called on the government to improve on medical facilities in all NYSC orientation camps across the country and deploy experienced medical personnel to the NYSC medical centres.
 
The Senate therefore mandated its Committee on Sports and Youth Development to conduct a thorough and comprehensive investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of three corps members in Kano, Bayelsa and Zamfara recently.
 
Moving the motion, Mr. Adeyeye drew the attention of the Senate to the death of three corps members, including Ifedolapo Oladepo, from his senatorial district. He lamented that the death of corps members had become a recurrent development in the NYSC orientation camps across the country.
 
The Senator also expressed deep concern that experienced medical personnel were not deployed at orientation camps. He added that inexperienced medical doctors undergoing national service were usually engaged to attend to the medical needs of corps members.
 
The lawmaker expressed concern that an orientation camp that housed over 300,000 corps members could not boast of modern facilities to cater for the needs of corps members. He also decried a situation where by NYSC officials were not living up to their responsibilities,adding that the development had exposed the corps members to all manner of dangers.
 
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“The Senate notes with sadness the death of three Corps members: Miss Ifedolapo Amoke Oladepo who died in Kano NYSC Orientation Camp and Miss Elechi Chinyerem, who died in Bayelsa Orientation Camp both on Tuesday, Nov.29.
“Also, Mr Ukeme died in Zamfara Orientation Camp on Thursday, Dec.1. “We are deeply worried that the death of these corps members is becoming a recurrent decimal in almost all NYSC camps across the country.
 “We are further concerned that NYSC officials are not up and doing in their official duties as they expose these Corps members to all manner of dangers,”
he said.

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Igotalkam at 01:07 PM, 9/12/2016 (2 years ago)
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Abeg  wetin be overhaul
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Igotalkam at 01:08 PM, 9/12/2016 (2 years ago)
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Who sabi English should explain
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1marviz at 01:10 PM, 9/12/2016 (2 years ago)
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Quote from: Igotalkam on 01:07 PM,  9/12/2016
Abeg  wetin be overhaul
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overhaul:a major repair or renovation
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1marviz at 01:12 PM, 9/12/2016 (2 years ago)
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I strongly support this..the way they are acting towards the death is too bad--the approach,nothing to write home about;so poor. #sad.
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morolayo at 01:25 PM, 9/12/2016 (2 years ago)
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 Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh?
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gogoman at 02:05 PM, 9/12/2016 (2 years ago)
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Quote from: Igotalkam on 01:07 PM,  9/12/2016
Abeg  wetin be overhaul



na u dey play dice at the back of english class that time abi
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kison at 02:17 PM, 9/12/2016 (2 years ago)
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 Angry Angry Angry Angry Angry Angry Angry Angry Angry Angry Angry Angry
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kacylee at 04:10 PM, 9/12/2016 (2 years ago)
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Hmmmm

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419BigBoy at 05:32 PM, 9/12/2016 (2 years ago)
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>>>The Senate therefore mandated its Committee on Sports and Youth Development to conduct a thorough and comprehensive investigation


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osarobo62 at 05:37 PM, 9/12/2016 (2 years ago)
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when students die in the university, do you overhaul the university Huh?
when members die in the senate, do you overhaul the National assembly Huh?
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419BigBoy at 03:35 AM, 10/12/2016 (2 years ago)
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^

who be dis new ponzi guy in every thread?
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CHRISETTE at 03:33 PM, 11/12/2016 (2 years ago)
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They should not until they finish killing them
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BournIdentity at 01:39 PM, 28/12/2016 (2 years ago)
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BournIdentity at 09:12 PM, 28/12/2016 (2 years ago)
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