The Director-general of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig. Zakari Kazaure, has reassured corps members of the upward review of their allowance.
But according to him, the increase would take effect with the new national minimum wage.
Speaking to the 2018 Batch B corps members on Tuesday at Bauchi State Orientation Camp in Wailo, Ganjuwa council, Kazaure said efforts were being made to increase the monthly allowance currently at N19,800.
The DG, who was represented by the scheme’s Director of General Duties, Habib Kurawa, commended corps members for the services they had been rendering to the country, especially in the area of education.
Bear in mind that he had last week said the President Buhari led Government has begun an upward review of the N19, 800 monthly allowance paid to corpers.