One of the 653 NYSC members deployed to Ekiti State as part of the 2020 “Batch B Stream 1A” gave birth to a baby girl in Emure-Ekiti on Monday.
This came just as the NYSC in Ekiti State introduced a “field camp” to judge corps members who erred.
The NYSC Public Relations Officer in the state, Ms. Rose Onoja, broke the news of the child’s birth in a statement made available to journalists at Ado-Ekiti.
She said the new mother had to be rushed to the clinic at the camp shortly after her registration as she was going into labor. From the Clinic they took her to Emure General Hospital, where she gave birth to the baby.
Both mother and baby are in good condition, Ms Onoja said.
Speaking later about the Camp Court introduction, Ekiti NYSC State Coordinator, Ms. Mary Chikezie said it was part of new strategies aimed at instilling discipline among members of the corps.
Chikezie cautioned against acts of contravention of the NYSC rules and regulations, saying: “We urge all members of the body to adhere to the rules. In fact, there is a field for the judgment of anyone who is wrong.
“In addition, to maintain the safety of all members of the corps in the camp due to the COVID 19 pandemic, we have ensured that it is necessary
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