24 national youths service corp members are to repeat their service years for various offences in Oyo and Sokoto states.

Corp Members

Six National Youths Service Corps members in Sokoto State are to repeat the service year for various offences, the NYSC Coordinator in the state, Thomas Yamma, has said.

Yamma said on Thursday in Sokoto at the passing out ceremony of the NYSC batch “A” corps members deployed to the state, that the action was taken to serve as deterrent to serving corps members.

He said four other corps members have had their service year extended by two months.

In Oyo State, no fewer than 18 out of the 4,034 2015 batch A Corps member would repeat their service year due to evasion of service continuously for three months.

Stephen Bankole, the NYSC Director of Information in the state, made the disclosure on Thursday in Ibadan in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria.

Bankole said extensions of service were given to no fewer than seven corps members, ranging from one week to four months.

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