Portal shutdown: NYSC to prosecute authors of pretend press launch

Portal shutdown: NYSC to prosecute authors of pretend press launch
NYSC DG, Brigadier General Yushau Ahmed

NYSC DG, Brigadier Basic Yushau Ahmed

The Nationwide Youth Service Corps has said that it might prosecute authors of the faux press launch making rounds over a glitch that occurred on Saturday, June 8, relating to its registration portal.

In line with a press release issued on Tuesday by the NYSC Director of Info and Public Relations, Eddy Megwa, the registration portal for Batch B potential corps was closed after reaching the utmost variety of registrations required for the incoming batch.

The NYSC apologised to potential corps members who couldn’t register earlier than the portal was shut down, assuring them that the portal would reopen for Batch B Stream II on a date to be introduced later.

It additionally debunked a faux press launch circulating on-line, which claimed that the registration deadline had been prolonged.

The corps warned that anybody caught issuing or sharing false details about NYSC operations could be handed over to legislation enforcement brokers for prosecution.

Megwa mentioned, ‘The administration of NYSC needs to tell potential corps members that the registration portal was shut down resulting from a glitch that occurred on Saturday, eighth June 2024. Registration by potential corps members continued till the utmost quantity required for the incoming batch was reached, in keeping with the carrying capability of the 37 NYSC Orientation Camps nationwide.

“The portal was subsequently shut down accordingly. We apologize to potential corps members who couldn’t register earlier than the portal was shut down.

“The portal will reopen for 2024 Batch B Stream II on a date to be introduced later.

“Criminally-minded people who’ve a penchant for issuing faux press releases on NYSC operations are warned to desist forthwith, as anybody caught might be handed over to legislation enforcement brokers for prosecution.

“On-line reporters and bloggers are please anticipated to verify the authenticity of points with NYSC earlier than publishing.”

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