Sokoto Gov Raises Corp Members’ Allowance By 100%

Sokoto Gov Raises Corp Members’ Allowance By 100%

Sokoto state governor, Ahmed Aliyu Sokoto, has raised the monthly allowance of members of the National Youth Service Corps deployed to the state.

The allowance was increased from N5000 to N10,000.

Aliyu made the announcement on Tuesday at the combined orientation camp  for both Sokoto and Zamfara in Farfaru, Sokoto.

The Governor told the corp members that he “made the approval considering the current economic realities and the overall importance of the NYSC scheme to national and state development.

“I also donate the sum of N10,000 to each corp member posted to Sokoto and Zamfara state that is currently undergoing orientation exercise as a welcome gift.

“I charge you all to be of good behaviour and  to embrace the spirit of ‘One Nigeria’ and treat all citizens as fellow Nigerians, transcending ethnic and religious boundaries

“The state government would not joke with your security and welfare since a conducive environment is essential for good service.”

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