NYSC Posting 2021 – How to Choose States

This post is about NYSC Posting for 2021 for prospective Corps Members. The aim of this post is to show you how to pick your preferred serving states rightly.

You should know that there are some states can’t be picked simultaneously. So, below is all you need to know about choosing the State you want to serve in.

The NYSC board has included something new in the registration procedure.

Prospective Corps members can now choose at least 3 states which they would love to be deployed from which one will be finally selected for them by the board.

Here is a guide to aid you choose your state of service , From 1- 6 you are only allow to pick Three(3) state , One(1) each from any of our (6) Six Zones.
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From 1- 6 you are only allowed to pick Three(3) state , One(1) each from any of our (6) Six Zones.

  1. North Central (Nigeria): loosely known as Middle Belt; includes Benue State, Kogi State, Kwara State, Nasarawa State, Niger State, Federal Capital Territory and Plateau State
  2. North East (Nigeria): Adamawa State, Bauchi State, Borno State, Gombe State, Taraba State and Yobe State
  3. North West (Nigeria): Jigawa State, Kaduna State, Kano State, Katsina State, Kebbi State, Sokoto State and Zamfara State
  4. South East (Nigeria): loosely known as former East-Central State of Abia State, Anambra State, Ebonyi State, Enugu State and Imo State
  5. South South (Nigeria): loosely known as former South-Eastern State of Akwa-Ibom State and Cross-River State; former Rivers State of Bayelsa State and Rivers State; and former Mid-Western Region, Nigeria of Delta State and Edo State
  6. South West (Nigeria): includes Ekiti State, Lagos State, Ogun State, Ondo State, Osun State, and Oyo State.

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36 thoughts on “NYSC Posting 2021 – How to Choose States”

  1. Please help, i should have been entitled to go for service this month with the rest of my mates,but a last minute issue came up with a course offered in 200level,i was told i would have to retake the course,i know i won't be going again this month. But what i want to know is what batch will i follow after writing the exam? Plus help asap.

  2. pls i did a late registration and now i can even choose any state of deployment and i can even pay.. so pls i need to know when they will be available state for deployment and when i can pay online.. cos my parent are on my head..

  3. can i charge state pls am still a little to go far because i finish in time. i need akwa ibom, anambra,or ebonyi but dat is not wat they put 4 me

  4. I am an origin of Imo State. But I was born in Edo State, grew up in Benin City, and also schooled in Edo State. As a matter of fact, I am a graduate of UNIBEN. Now, what is the possibility of me serving in Benin City as a corper?

  5. have been selected as batch a stream 2 2017 and i don’t want to go service again this year because of health issue.is that possible or not

  6. Please I need an advice only one state was brought to me during my registration for nysc which I manage to pick then but I dont like the state, and I think one out of the state pick would be given to prospective corp member please what is going to happen to me now and what should I do

  7. Comment Text*
    My school didn’t mobilize me even after everything done.
    They said I’ll be mobilized by August.
    How true is this?
    What’s happening by August?

  8. Hello, I have printed my call up letter and have being posted to Ogun state. I live in kaduna and due to my health condition I will not be able to travel, I wish to apply for relocation, how do I do that? Thank you.

  9. good am sir,plz my names are modeme Chinyere grace I ve not been given green card and call up letter since 20 of Nov and all documents are valid plz reconsider my request

  10. i haven’t seeing my call up uptill now and very worry cause my parent are thinking otherwise that gets me confuse please I need like it. Kaduna State, Abuja State and Cross River State.


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