The Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, has clarified the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC mobilization and registration for prospective corps members.
The Division of Student Affairs of the OAU said it received information from the NYSC Headquarters that effective from Wednesday, 3rd March 2021, the NYSC portal had been closed for Stream I of the 2021 Batch A mobilization.
According to the Student Affairs unit, the mobilization portal was closed because the NYSC reached a particular threshold in compliance with the COVID-19 safety protocols.
The Student affairs unit informed Prospective Corps members, PCMs that the institution had tried to comply with the time-table, guidelines, rules, and regulations as stipulated by the NYSC.
According to the unit, the NYSC dash-board still indicated that uploading of PCMs to the NYSC portal should end on 14th March 2021, and additional registration will commence after that.
However, the institution advised all affected PCMs to exercise some patience for the next stream of the 2021 Batch A mobilization.
The OAU management stated that the PCMs whose names have been uploaded to the NYSC portal would register as soon as the next registration commences.