Members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) are currently jubilating after receiving alert of N33,000 as allowance.
Okay.ng had reported on Wednesday that Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, the Director-General of NYSC, announced the increment of allowance from N19,800 to N33,000.
According to the NYSC DG, the provisions for the new allowance have been made in the 2020 budget and “payment would commence as soon as funds are released by the appropriate authorities”.
However, in effect to this, Corps Members have confirmed the implementation as announced by the NYSC DG.
Here are some reactions from the #NYSC trend on Twitter:
— LagosBakerPlug🎂🍰 (@Bennie_baby1) January 31, 2020
We got paid 33,000!!! #nysc
— AguNwanyi (@AdaDeraah) January 31, 2020
— Habib Zakawanu Onoruoyiza (@Zak_21stCM) January 31, 2020
— Becky (@BeckyRobo) January 29, 2020
— wonder man (@Hardharms) January 31, 2020
— Olayemi Moses Tomi (@tomi_moses) January 31, 2020