The Lagos State Coordinator of National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Mr. Cyril Akhanameh, made known to the state that 45 NYSC Members to Repeat their Service, because they absconded during their service year.
Mr. Cyril Akhanameh, said: “45 corps members will repeat their service year due to their physical absence from their places of primary assignments.”
According to the Coordinator, ”’Many of the NYSC members left their places of primary assignments for more than three months without any permission, the Coordinator added that when they are queried, non of them where able to give any genuine reason for being absent.”
He said that “The level of their punishments to give them will be determined by the level of their offences, it was on that note that he made it public that 45 NYSC Members to repeat their service, for three or four months in any part of the states that NYSC Authorities will choose.”
This to him will serve as a lesson to other serving and prospective corps members who may in future try to abscond in their places of primary assignments during their service year.