The National Youth Service Corps NYSC Ekiti state has denied the speculations that a corps member tested positive to civid-19.
In a statement made available to newsmen in Ado Ekiti, NYSC explained that no case of coronavirus was recorded in the camp and no corps member has been infected.
“The attention of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has been drawn to a fake and unsubstantiated news making the rounds that a corps member presently in NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Ise-Orun/Emure-Ekiti, Ekiti State has tested positive to Corona virus and has been moved to the State Isolation Centre situated at Oba Adejuyigbe Hospital, Ajilosun, Ado-Ekiti.
“The said report which was written with malicious intent to deceive the public and paint the scheme black, to mislead Nigerians is very unfortunate.
“With a every sense of responsibility, I wish to state that the NYSC is a scheme committed to the development and unity of this great Nation and cannot engage in any act that will be detrimental to the country.
“To the dreaded corona virus, no corps member has been infected.
Accordingly, we will appreciate if the general public try to make enquiries on any matter about the scheme before publicizing falsehood.
NYSC remains committed to the welfare and well being of its host communities and the corps members.