A corper is a person who has completed or Finished his/her undergraduate programme, be it a degree programme or a Higher National Diploma, a bid to acquire basic life Experiences like social living,educational aspect, which includes the acquuisition of technical skills cultural knowledge and in a nutshell, upgrading him/herself mentally,getting transformed from the ordinary form of life to an advanced one having developed him/herself systematically.
Inaddition, he/she when called to service by the NYSC board, undergoes certain processes of physical training which is given in by qualified teachers in his three weeks stay at the NYSC camp. These are some aspects of military training which includes
- Lateness to bed and early rising
- Proportionate diet
- Rope walk, and other Man'O war drills
- Cooking competition,dance,drama,football/volleyball matches
- Camp fire night, etc.
A corper is said to be "good to go", having been equiped and fitty trained to intelligently handled life's issues during and after service basd on the structure set by NYSc