The bill, which approved N30, 000 as the new national wage was passed by both chambers of National Assembly before they went on break for the 2019 general elections.
The delay in signing the bill into law infuriated workers who pleaded with President Buhari to append his signature on the bill before the coming workers day on May 1. See also: 33 Corps Members Hospitalised As Rainstorm Wrecks Havoc In Taraba Camp
The President on Thursday heeded the plead as he signed the bill into law to the pleasing ear of the working population.
“This is Mr. President showing workers the love he has for them and we are matching as we will match with the Nigerian workers.”
Responding to concern for the inclusion of the National Youth Service Corps, he said, “It covers all persons covered by the Act.”
NYSC DG Confirms The New NYSC Allowance Amount
The next question a serving Corper or a prospective Corps members want to ask is if the NYSC allowance allowance will also increase. I am so happy to tell you that YES, the NYSC allowance will increase.
This has gone through the level of doubts as the NYSC Director General confirmed that the NYSC allowance now is N31, 800 Via his Twitter handle.
This is really a good news and something worth celebrating for Serving Corps members and prospective Corps members. The NYSC 2019 Batch A are the luckiest Set in history.
The NYSC DG also employ Corp members not to lavish the comming allowance but invest in SAED and other skills acquisition programmes.
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