Corps members’ transport and local allowances during orientation programmes will be increased, according to the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).
NYSC Director Press and Publications Adenike Adeyemi revealed this on Monday, adding that it was in line with the Federal Governments approved minimum wage for civil servants.
“The transport allowance for each corps member has been increased from N1,500 to N1,800, while the local allowance is now N1,400 up from N1,000,”Adeyemi added.
“Kazaure said the increase was in line with the Federal Government’s approved minimum wage for Civil Servants.”
She added that corps members have lauded the scheme for the development as it would go a lot way in making their service year better.