Incase you start forgetting NYSC terms you are number 23.
Useful N.Y.S.C Terms And Definitions You Should Always Remember
Terms & Definitions
1. Allowee:- This is the one I know many has not forgotten
It is the allowance paid every month from the Government. All Corpers nationwide receive ₦30,000 from the federal government. In most states, corpers also receive a state allowee (amount can vary from state to state).
2. AI:- Area Inspector.
Official in change of corp members in a given area. Same as LGI
3. Book of Life:-
Relocated Batch A member should note this, It is a real, huge book signed in camp by all corpers, it recognised you been certified to collect a certificate in that state
4. CD:- Community Development
I know some Corper have never experienced this, by an individual, couple or group. Also called CDS, it is the form of giving back to the society. Read more about it here and the difference types of CDS
5. CD card:-
An official NYSC card you attach a passport pic to, that is signed by your LGI at the end of your Cd day. It differ between state and LGA to another some even Thumbprint for CDS to know how important it is to the scheme, and many don't want corpers who don't attend CDS to do clearance which is important to get allawee
AN activity you must to do every month end to show that you are still alive and present. You also submit a letter from your employer to get paid.
7. CLO:- Corps Liaison Officer.
The “head corper” of your Local Government Area
8. Ghost Corper:-
I hope you wouldn't be this, thou presently every everyone is, it is a corper that does everything (including collect money), but nobody has ever seen them.
9. LG:- Local Government.
Or LGA. This is corper's first home and where most CDS meet your CD group here once a week.
10. LGI:- Local Government Inspector.
The official rep in your LG. Same as AI(see definition above).
11. Mami Market:-
You should still remember this lovely term that symbolises easy and escape from drill for those who do escape. It is a collection of shops in camp where corpers can find everything they need from bukka to tailors and cobblers. Some camps even have shawarma and arcade games. Call it the chillaxing spot for corpers, camp officials and soldiers.
12. NYSC:- National Youth Service Corps
At least if you will forget everything not this. That’s what you’re doing!.
13. OBS:- Orientation Broadcasting Station.
It is the station inside the orientation camp to give information to pple inside the camp and to make the camp more lively too.
14. PCM:- Prospective Corp Members.
Recent graduates who are just about to start NYSC. Majorly define by a graduate who is yet to be swear in by NYSC
This is a military term use in camp to denote, corpers been splited into groups called platoons.
16. Platoon Commander:-
A corper placed in charge of a Platoon.
17. Posting Letter:-
This letter tells you where you have originally been posted. This is issued after camp completion
18. PPA:- Place of Primary Assignment.
This is your duty post, where you are issued clearance every month. I know some doesn't know what it means to work for clearance basically yet
An RSM serves as a general overseer to all the platoons. Platoon commandants report directly to RSM while RSM reports directly to captain.
20. SAED:- Skill Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development.
A program set up by government to provide skills to corpers enabling them to start businesses after service.
21. “You are wrong”:-
Used in camp by soldiers if you’re in the wrong place or doing the wrong thing.
22. ZI:- Zonal Inspector.
Person in change of corp members in a given zone.
Friendly word for new Corper but some say it actually means Mumu. To forget this terms will make you one if you are still in service
24. POP:- (Passing Out Parade)
That is the end of your NYSC year. The last parade and dropping of service
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