Members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) will receive the new minimum wage as allowance starting next year, the Director-General of the scheme, Shuabu Ibrahim, has assured.
Mr Ibrahim made the confirmation in a message to PREMIUM TIMES when the newspaper reached out to him on the matter.
The NYSC boss said the allowance of corps members was being reviewed to reflect the new minimum wage of N30,000 per month by 2020 as it had been captured in the yet-to-be-assented appropriation bill.
The budget was increased by lawmakers from N10.33 trillion presented by President Muhammadu Buhari on October 8 to N10.6 trillion.
“We’ve told our corps members that the allowance was captured in the 2020 Budget,” Mr Ibrahim said.
“Once signed into law by Mr President, payment will…