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NYSC DG Announces When Corps Members Will Start To Receive Increase In Allowance

Brig. Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has revealed that corps members’ monthly allowance of Nineteen thousand, eight hundred naira would be reviewed upward.


The NYSC Director of Press and Public Relations, Mrs. Adenike Adeyemi, in a statement on Monday stated that the DG, who gave the assurance while interacting with corps members during a working visit to Lagos, promised that their allowance would be increased immediately the Federal Government commenced payment of the new minimum wage.


Adeyemi made it known that the NYSC boss also promised the corps members across the entire country improved welfare.


“He said efforts are in top gear at all levels to ensure adequate welfare for all corps members. He, however, advised them not to embark on unauthorised journeys that may endanger their lives warning that such journeys would earn them sanctions from the corps. He warned that violators of NYSC bye-laws would be dealth with in line with its rules,” she stated.

Corps Members on Parade. Photo: Eagle Online
Corps Members on Parade. Photo: Eagle Online

Adeyemi also stated that Ibrahim warned the corps members to avoid rumour peddling through the Social Media but rather serve as agents of change and national unity.

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