Two new corps member in Kano State has been tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday.
The two were part of the 826 posted to the State.
The NYSC Coordinator in Kano State, Hajiya Aisha Tata, disclosed this on Monday during the swearing-in of the 2020 Batch ‘B’ Stream A corps members.
Aisha Tata said the corps members were tested immediately upon arrival at the orientation camp and were taken to relevant facilities for further medical investigation.
“As you have seen, we have provided all the necessary prevention facilities and ensured that all the corps members used them.
“We have also ensured comprehensive fumigation to ensure that the camp remains a clean environment for the corps members,’’ she said.
The Governor of the State, Abdullahi Ganduje also urge the corps members to remain calm, and participate in all activities with open minds.
He said,“My fellow compatriots, the orientation course was purposely designed to provide you with the requisite training for a better understanding and knowledge about the scheme, about your new environment and about the people you are going to be staying with after the orientation course.
“I implore you to be guided by the sense of duty and discipline that saw you through your various academic programmes.
“You are enjoined to shun all acts that may jeopardise harmonious relationships existing between the corps members and their host communities.”