The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has warned corps members against electoral fraud in the 2019 general election.
NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Suleiman Kazaure, gave this charge while addressing the corps members deployed to Delta, Edo and Bayelsa states for the 2018 Batch B Stream Two service year during the weekend.
The DG also urged the members that would participate in the election to carry out their electoral duties with diligence and respect the electoral laws.
According to the DG, he said the scheme would not defend any members who violate the electoral laws adding that the agencies will ensure maximum protection of all members.
“The scheme has partnered all security agencies in the country towards ensuring maximum protection for all cops members before, during, and after the elections,” Kazaure added.
Out of the 2,184 NYSC members that registered, Delta has 1,207, comprising 652 males and 555 females; Edo, 495 comprising 320 males and 175 females, while Bayelsa registered 482—258 males and 224 females.