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NYSC Governor Tambuwal increases corpers’ allowances

Tambuwal said the increase is to show the corps members that the government appreciates them, adding that their welfare is top on his priority.

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The Governor of Sokoto state, Aminu Tambuwal has increased the allowances of corps members in the state.

Tambuwal said the increase is to show the corps members that the government appreciates them, adding that their welfare is top on his priority.

The Governor made the announcement while swearing in the 2006 Batch A Stream II corps members at the NYSC orientation camp in Wamakko.

Daily Post reports that Tambuwal said “Graduates of medicine will now be paid N50,000 from the current amount of N36,000. Pharmacists will now N25,000 up from the N19,000 obtainable in the past, while graduates of lab science and other medical technicians like nurses are now entitled to monthly stipend of N15,000, up from the current N9,000 they are getting from the state government.

“In the same vein, graduates of social science and humanities will now be paid N5,000 monthly, a one thousand addition from the previous N4,000 they receive from as state allawee.”

Adding that “I urge you to shun militancy, terrorism and cultism. I also invite you explore Sokoto and study its rich history, culture and people.”

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has reportedly rejected the new date for the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) 2016/17 Batch A (Stream II) orientation course which was slated for June 13, 2016, due to the ongoing Ramadan season.

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