On Monday, the National Youth Service Corps Director General made it known to the Press that the New Minimum Wage if implemented will go along way to also have positive effect on the NYSC allowances of Corps members. This means that, the Corp members will also enjoy increment of their allowances from the initial constitutional #18,900 to #30,000.
The Director General of the NYSC, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim said this during a visit to the Lagos State orientation camp in Iyana-Ipaja.
And also through the NYSC’s Director, Press and Public Relations, Adenike Adeyemi, the DG said the scheme was making efforts to ensure adequate welfare for all corps members.
And also admonished the corp members to read the Bye-Laws of NYSC, so that they will not violate the rules and regulations of the service. He further advice the corp members to be committed and focused on the Primary Places of Assignment to avoid endangering their lives embarking on unlawful trips or journeys.
He further threatened to deal with violators of the bye-laws, DG Ibrahim also admonished the corps members to imbibe good morals and serve as responsible role models in their host communities.