Government To Increase Corps Members’ Monthly Allowance

Government To Increase Corps Members’ Monthly Allowance

The federal government has commenced a review of the Monthly allowance paid to the National Youth Service Corps members, NYSC with a view to increasing it.

This was made known by the Director General of the National Youth Service Corps, Brig. Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, during a tour of the Abuja NYSC orientation camp on Thursday.

According to him, the NYSC, through the Ministry of Youth and Sport Development, received a letter from the Presidency indicating that the process had begun.

The Presidency also copied the Ministry of Finance in the letter.

“The federal government is working to increase your monthly allowance, therefore, wherever you find yourselves conduct yourself well, be good ambassador of your family, the scheme and the nation,” he said.

“We received a letter from the presidency, that is, ministry of youth and sport, copied the ministry of finance that shows that the corps allowance will be reviewed upward, it is in the pipeline.”

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