- Unlike the normal white shorts corps members usually put on at National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) camps, one woman chose to be different
- The female corps member who became an internet sensation was spotted in Oyo State camp wearing a long skirt
- In a video capturing her outfit, she was seen delivering the word of God to her fellow body members
Mixed reactions followed a viral video of a female corps member wearing a long skirt in the NYSC camp.
The lady believed to be in the Oyo State camp stood out in the unconventional NYSC outfit, in a video shared by @instablog9ja on Instagram.
The unidentified lady was also captured preaching the gospel to other members of the body, which led to some argument between them.
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Her long skirt seemed to have pleats. The lady’s outfit is quite different from the common NYSC uniform which consists of shorts worn by both male and female corps members.
Some netizens believed that the outfit of the female body member was due to her religious belief.
Watch the video below:
Social networks react
“Romans 13:1-2 says OBEY THE GOVERNMENT, for God put it there. You must all obey those who govern you for there is no authority except that which God has chosen.. ….. ..if the government says they want pants, why wear a skirt? God have mercy.”
“Lmao as long as it’s not against the rules so please leave her shebi they allow hijab in the camp so why are you all worried about her? Isn’t that her too belief? Abeg abeg.”
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“I don’t see anything wrong with what she’s wearing. Why do they have to force people to wear shorts when they know everyone’s religion doesn’t allow it. So y’all should stop kidding from her and learn to respect the religious beliefs of others.”
“You see these girls acting this way and they do the most bad things behind the scenes.”
“But normally these type of people are mean ooo, if you get close to them, that’s when you will know how dark their hearts are. Forget the outward appearance.”
Group advocates for skirts to be included in NYSC uniform
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a group staged a protest in Abuja demanding that skirts be included in the NYSC uniform.
The group said not allowing female members of the corps to wear skirts is a violation of their rights as guaranteed by the Nigerian constitution.
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Udochi Emmanuel, who is the leader of the group, said that female corps members wearing pants evoke immorality in the camps.
She claimed that female members of the corps in the 1970s and 1980s wore skirts and urged the government to re-enact it.