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Adamawa adds N10K monthly to corps members’ allowance

The management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Adamawa has commended Governor Ahmadu Fintiri for introducing N10,000 monthly allowance to corps members serving in the state.

Malam Mohammed Lawal, the State NYSC Coordinator, gave the commendation during the opening ceremony of the 2024 Batch A, Stream 2, orientation course in Girei on Tuesday.

He said the scheme would continue to support the good policies and programmes of the state government, saying that the N10,000 monthly allowance would make significant impact on the lives of the corps members.

Lawal said 1,309 corps members were deployed to the state, adding that after their three weeks orientation course, the corps would be posted out to different places of primary assignment for proper engagement.

He appealed to the employers to accept and consider the corps members as partners in progress and lauded them for their regular cooperation towards the success of the scheme.

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In his remarks, Gov. Fintiri, who was represented by the Deputy Governor, Prof. Kaletapwa Farauta reiterated his administration’s continued support to NYSC scheme for optimal performance.

He admonished the corps members to be concious of their collective and individual security, noting that Adamawa had been a very peaceful state.

“We regard the NYSC as a strategic partner in the implementation of our people oriented programmes, especially in education, healthcare, agriculture and rural development.

“As corps members posted to serve in Adamawa, you are now bonafide citizens of the state. As such, we expect you to distinguished yourselves in your various places of primary assignment,” he advised.

The News Agency of Nigeria NAN reports that the oath of allegeance was administered on the corps members by the state Chief Judge, Justice Hafsat Abdurrahaman. (NAN)

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