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Oyo governor increases corps members’ monthly allowance to N15,000

The governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, has increased the monthly allowance of corps members serving in Oyo State from N5,000 to N15,000.

Makinde made this announcement, on Thursday, at the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp in Iseyin, after commissioning the Moniya-Ijaye-Iseyin road.

According to the post he made on his official Twitter handle he said, “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 to testify on the important role of NYSC in fostering national unity and integration 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.

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