THE National Service Corps (NYSC)  has denied disagreement with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), over the use of corps members to conduct the 2015 polls.
A statement issued over the weekend in Abuja by the NYSC Director of Press, Bose Aderibigbe said the report was false and unfounded.
It said contrary to a recent media report, both the NYSC and INEC were committed to the successful conduct of the 2015 elections.
The report, a news baron AIT stated: “NYSC, INEC disagree on use of departing corps members for conduct of the General Elections.
The Director of Press stated that the report is false and misleading. Both NYSC and INEC are committed to a successful conduct of the 2015 General Elections in line with the Memorandum of Understanding on collaboration. He said.
He noted that the engagement of the out gone corps members for the conduct of the elections remained sacrosanct and had not changed.
He said although the Batch A Corps members were officially discharged from service last Thursday, they were still involved with the conduct of the elections as proposed.
“However, the 2014 Batch A corps members were officially discharged from service last Thursday in line with provision of the NYSC Act, which stipulates that the service lasts for one year, consequently, members of the 2014 Batch A who have passed out but wish to participate in the election can do so on their own volition”.
Meanwhile the National Youth Service Corps will no longer mobilise graduates of medicine who have not completed their house manship and registered with appropriate authorities.
The NYSC Director of Press, Mrs. Aderibigbe made the announcement on Monday in Abuja.
Aderibigbe said that the decision was taken at the end of the NYSC 2014 pre-mobilisation workshop held in Abuja.
“Graduates of medicine who are yet to complete their house – manship and have not fully registered with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria will not be mobilised for service anymore.
“Receipt of payment for registration would no longer be accepted in lieu of certificate of registration”.
She advised parent institutions to carry along affiliated institutions and ensure that names of graduates were not expunged from Senate/Academic Board Approved result lists submitted NYSC.
The director said the decision was taken to ease the problem associated with exclusion of graduates of affiliated institutions for mobilisation for service.
“Also, all matriculation numbers that were assigned to graduates but found to be invalid should be brought to the attention of the registrar, JAMB, for verification.
“To guard against the bottleneck associated with the delivery of exemption certificates to corps producing institutions, the old system of delivering simultaneously the call-up letters and exemption certificates has been restored”, she said.
Aderibigbe acknowledged the lapses observed in the computerisation of the NYSC mobilisation and registration process.
She advised students affairs officers of institutions to educate their students on the implication of registering online by proxy, stressing that anyone caught henceforth would not be registered in the camps.