Lagos NYSC camp allegedly forced corp members to sleep outside due to overcrowding

The Lagos camp of National Youth Service Corps was allegedly overcrowded

– Corp members who couldn’t endure the 28 people per a small room moved to the registration room to sleep

– They were however allegedly forced out by military personnel on Friday, May 26 night

Some male corps members of the Lagos camp of the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) allegedly slept under the open sky on the night of Friday, May 26.

The affected corp members were reportedly forced out of the registration room were they had been sleeping due to lack of space in hostels since camp resumed on Tuesday, May 24.


A concerned corp member who was affected, Aniebiet Anie Udo, took to his Facebook page to show the condition of corp members in the camp.

Corp members sleeping outside

Udo wrote: “NYSC staff and Soldiers pursued us and we slept on the Ground.This is how we slept Tonight

“We were pursued from the Registration Hall floor we’ve been sleeping on for 3 days straight to sleep in a tiny overcrowded room containing over 28 people most times with no fan

Corp members were allegedly forced out of registration room were they were

“When we said that it was wrong to pursue us because their Boss was coming on Sunday we were left to our fate. This is because the camp admitted more people than its capacity.

Aniebiet Udo


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