The Federal Government has approved the payment of N33,000 for members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) as their monthly allowance most called ALAWEE.
The Director-General of NYSC, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, made this during a session with some corps members at the service’s Bauchi State Secretariat.
Brigadier General Ibrahim, who was on a working visit to the state, clarify this on the amount approved as monthly allowance for corps members.
He stated that the approval was made in respect with the implementation of the new National Minimum Wage by the Federal Government.
Ibrahim further revealed that as against the various amounts being circulated on social media, the sum of N33,000 had been affirmed as the new rate.
He explained that provision had been made for the new allowance in the year 2020 Budget, adding that payment would commence as soon as funds were released by the appropriate authorities.