The governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, has announced the increase of the monthly allowance of Corps members serving in the state from N5,000 to N15,000.
The announcement was made on Thursday by Makinde during his visit to the NYSC permanent Orientation Camp in Iseyin, after commissioning the Moniya-Ijaye-Iseyin road.
The Oyo State Governor mad a related post on his Twitter account saying: “We visited the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp at Iseyin this evening. I assured the youth corps members that we would address the issues raised by the Commandant about the state of the camp. I also told them we would increase their allowance from N5,000 to N15,000.”
Using himself as a testimony to the benefits of the NYSC to National unity he said, “I am an example of how the national youth service could foster national integration. I wished them the best for the future.”
It was also gathered that the announcement was welcomed with wide jubilation by corps members in the camp.