The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has assured of increase in the monthly allowance of corps members “immediately the Federal Government starts the payment of the new minimum wage.”
The NYSC Director-General, Brig.-Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim, stated this on Monday while assuring corps members nationwide that efforts were being made to ensure adequate welfare.
A statement by the NYSC Director of Press and Public Relations, Mrs Adenike Adeyemi, on Monday, said the DG spoke at the Lagos State Orientation Camp, Iyana Ipaja, while interacting with the corps members.
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Adeyemi said, “Corps members have been advised that their monthly allowance would be increased immediately the Federal Government starts the payment of the new minimum wage to all public servants nationwide.
“The NYSC DG said this, adding that efforts were 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 might endanger their lives and earn them sanctions from the NYSC.
“The DG warned that violators of the NYSC bye-laws would be dealt with in line with NYSC rules.”
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