NYSC Increases Transport Allowance, You Won’t Believe How Much Was Added

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has increased transport and local allowances of corps members during orientation programmes.

A statement by Director Press and Publications department of the scheme, Mrs Adenike Adeyemi said 2018 Batch ‘A’ corps members have lauded the increase when the Director General of the NYSC, Brigadier General Suleiman Kazaure visited the Ebonyi State Orientation Camp.

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.

Kazaure said the increase was in line with the Federal Government approved minimum wage for Civil Servants.


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Chinenye Nwabueze

Nwabueze is a communication researcher with several years of lecturing experience in Nigerian universities.


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  1. Is not good oo, they are still students naa

  2. Its too poor

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