Islamic group wants separate camps for male and female corps members
Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI) has called on the management of the
National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to stop mixing males and females in
the National Youth Service Scheme physical exercise at orientation camps
as it violates Islamic tenets and offends the sensibilities of Muslims.
This JNI Secretary General, Dr. Khalid Abubakar, said this at the end of a
peace and unity conference for Muslim scholars in Kaduna State.
called on the NYSC to respect the decency and chastity of female corps
members during physical exercises and other activities at the
orientation camps, and provide alternative camps for female Muslim corps