NYSC blacklists Osun school over attack on Corps members

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The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Osun State has blacklisted Osogbo High School after some corps members were attacked by students believed to be cult members

Mr Emmanuel Attah, the Coordinator of NYSC in Osun, made this known at the 2018 NYSC/corps employers’ workshop on Wednesday in Osogbo.

Attah said the failure of the principal of the school to provide protection for corps members was responsible for the blacklisting of the school.

Attach said, “Employers are expected to provide for the accommodation, welfare and safety needs of corps members.

” Those who served in Osogbo High School in were attacked by students suspected to be cultists while the institution was unable to guarantee their safety.

“Hence,National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Osun has blacklisted Osogbo High School.”

The Director-General of the NYSC, Brig-Gen., Sulaiman Kazaure, represented by Mr Sadiq Ipaku also speaking at the workshop said rejection, under-utilisation, inadequate welfare as well as lack of accommodation and transport for corps member were major challenges facing the scheme.

He said the workshop was to appreciate the enduring partnership between the scheme and employers.

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