The Director-General of the National Youths Service Corps, NYSC, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim has revealed the amount Corps Members’ will receive as monthly allowance from the Federal Government.
Shuaibu who disclosed this while speaking to Corps Members at the NYSC Bauchi State Secretariat said that in line with the new National Minimum Wage, the sum of thirty-three thousand naira has been approved as the new rate.
He also disclosed that provision had been made for the new allowance in the year 2020 budget, adding that payment would commence as soon as funds are released by the appropriate authorities.
Speaking further, he advised the Corps Members to always be security conscious just as he warned against rumour-mongering and negative use of social media.
He admonished them to avoid unauthorized journeys and, when authorised to travel, not to do so at night because of the inherent danger.