The National Youth Service Corp (NYSC)
has denied reports on social media that there is a planned 25% cut in the
allowances of corp members.
A statement released on Facebook this morning by the NYSC, reads:
Management of the NYSC hereby refutes the content of a mischievous information
circulating in the social media to the effect that corps members’ allowance has
been slashed by 25%”.
“In the first instance, the document quoted a “Brigadier General
Bamidele Oluwami” the purported NYSC Director General as the source of its
scheme vehemently dissociate itself from this wicked falsehood meant to create
confusion in the polity. The Director General of the NYSC is Brigadier General
SZ Kazaure and he never made any comment as claimed by the brains behind the
hereby categorically state that corps members allowance remains N19800 and not
reduced to N14800 as wickedly portrayed by the social media release.
the avoidance of doubts, we unequivocally restate our unalloyed commitment to
the welfare of all corps members at all times.”
members and the public should therefore ignore this misleading information and
go about their duties lawfully without fear.”