NYSC Asks FG To Increase Corps Members Allowance

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The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has called on the Fedral Government to review the allowance paid to corps members.

ADULAWO NEWS report that the Acting Director-General, Mrs Christy Uba, made the request during a courtesy visit by the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu.

She said corps members were eager to participate in the 2023 general election.

She described the meeting as timely, stressing that the NYSC was committed to the partnership.

According to her, “A lot has been achieved. The corps members are ready.

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“The youths are very interested and it is expected that every one that is part of the committee will go back and cross the t’s and dot the i’s.

“NYSC is committed to the partnership with INEC. We have come a long way and we cannot go back, a lot has been achieved.”

On the need for an increase of the allowance, Uba said it was in view of “the prevailing economic realities”.

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