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Thursday, 29 June 2017

FG moves to end increasing deaths of NYSC members in their states of primary assignment

The Federal government has initiated plans to help stop the increasing number of NYSC members dying in their states of primary assignment. Recall that quite a number of Youth Corps members have died in the last one year due to one ailment or the other.

In order to stem this tide, the Federal Executive Council yesterday approved the inclusion of all NYSC members in the National Health Insurance Scheme. Health Minister, Isaac Adewole, disclosed this to state house correspondents after the meeting.

"The other memorandum granted at today's meeting had to do with how the FG would prevent unnecessary deaths among youth corps member across the country. Council has approved the memo that henceforth, we would include NYSC members in the National Health Insurance Scheme across the country and this would guarantee access to quality healthcare across the country, prevent unnecessary deaths and also ensure our youth corps members receive the highest attainable level of care across the country"he said.

17 comments:

Manuel Kunmi said...

na so we go hear

Alloy Chikezie said...

A step in the right direction.

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Chisom said...

Mtchewww another way 2 loot money na wa ooo dis people sef anyways lets c hw it works ooo Linda good morning

NaijaDeltaBabe said...

Fair enough


... Merited happiness

NaijaDeltaBabe said...

Fair enough


... Merited happiness

Mama said...

They should scrap this nonsense!!! I don't see its need. It didn't make any difference in my life...

Anonymous said...

They should give every Corp Members 3 Gbekude each for protection.

Anonymous said...

There is something that makes pple sick in camp n after ppa posting. I was also very sick d day I left camp. My dad had to arrange my immediate return back home d day after I left camp for ppa. Was just feverish n vomiting through out. The old corpers there had to place me on analgesics to reduce d fever. Funny thing is once I arrived home I started feeling better. But overall I enjoyed service

Vivian Reginalds said...

na now day break?
-D great anonymous now as Vivian Reginalds

gold kings said...

FG & big big talks!
Na 2day dem start 2 dey do promise & fail?
See Allowee way dem talk say dem go increase since Bubu regim dem never do anytin,
Mtchewwwwwwww.......
Just increase it & make d youths feel better & not bitter!
Just because of 19800?
See as we d youth Corp members dey suffer!
Aunty LILI good morning nwannem!

Nnaife said...

Idiots calling themselves government.

Vic said...

Oh, so they just decided to implement the first step.See the kind of amazing government we have.They waited this long b4 they began to put this into consideration for a group of people forced to do voluntary service unwillingly.To Buhari Administration, wehdone sir. Continue being sluggish, it's no longer a surprise for me o

MUFC said...

Story

Anonymous said...

Increase allawee please o

Ezenwa slymanchy said...

Good step in the right direction

soul child said...

This entire scheme should be scrapped. I can only take them serious if each corper is given life insurance and a generous pay out is guaranteed to his/her parents/guardian. Not that money can take the place of a child / ward, but then it will mean that gov't is ready to put their money where their mouth is. Na only sickness dey kill corpers? See my own situation wey they post my cousin to Zamfara State. Ibo boy in rural North and Arewa issuing threats left, right and centre. We don tell the guy to return latest mid September!!!!. Even during the meningitis scare we had to bring him to Lagos for vaccination. This country na real ZOO.

CHERYL (aka FROM GLORY to GLORY) said...

Good one but b4 implementing this, try to upgrade hospitals and phc across the country.

Long live LIB

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