Federal Goverment Increases Corp Members’s ‘Alawee’ From N19,800 To N33,000

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Corp members currently serving their father land are in for the best of times, as The Federal Government has increased monthly allowance for them from N19,800 to N33,000, according to the Director-General (DG) of NYSC, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim.

The Guardian reports that The NYSC DG explained that the N33,000 allowance for corps members was approved in line with the implementation of the new National Minimum Wage by the Federal Government across board for all workers’.

The DG further disclosed that provision had been made for 33,000 allowance  in this year’s budget, adding that payment would commence as soon as funds are released by appropriate authorities, he also advised that the information as regards the allowance flying on social media should be disregarded.

“Contrary to the various amounts being circulated on the social media, the sum of thirty-three thousand naira had been approved as the new rate,” Ibrahim said.

President Buhari signed the new minimum wage into law in April 2019.