Corps members have been assured of increased monthly allowance immediately the federal government start the payment of the new minimum wage to all public servants nationwide.
NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim said this on Monday while interacting with Corps Members during his working visit to Lagos state orientation camp, Iyana-Ipaja. See also: NYSC Hands Over 50 Fake Graduates To Police
The DG in a press statement signed by the Director, Press and Public Relations,Mrs Adenike Adeyemi, said efforts are in top gear at all levels to ensure adequate welfare for all Corps Members.
He, however advised them not to embark on unauthorized journey that may endanger their lives whereby such journey would also earn them sanctions from the NYSC. See also: Marry Among Yourselves, NYSC Boss Urges Corpers
He warned that violators of NYSC bye-laws would be dealt with in line with NYSC rules.
‘Don’t debase yourselves, study the bye-law including NYSC Act and be law-abiding. Don’t participate in politics, avoid religious and tribal differences’, he added. see also: Stranded Corps Members Seize Airline’s Laptops After Cancelled Flight (Video)
Ibrahim also admonished the Corps Members to imbibe good morals and serve as responsible role models in their host communities.
He warned them to avoid rumor peddling through the Social Media but rather serve as agents of change and national unity.