NYSC Corps Members

Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson Increases NYSC Corps Members’ Allowance By 100%, Begins Payment This Month – April 2019.

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Henry Seriake Dickson, has approved a 100 per cent upward review of the monthly allowance for NYSC corps members posted to the state with effect from April.

The Governor made this known on Tuesday when the Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Major General Suleiman Kazaure visited him in Government House Yenagoa. He urged the NYSC boss to complement the efforts of the state government in fishing out those who manhandled corps members during the 2019 elections.

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A statement made available to BIGHT NEWS by his Special Adviser on Media Relations, Mr Fidelis Soriwei, quoted the Governor Dickson to have approved 100 per cent upward review of the monthly allowance for corps members posted to the state with effect from April.

He noted that Corps members as critical national assets that need the support and protection of every right thinking individual to enable them carry out their assignments effectively.

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In assuring the NYSC of his administration’s continued support, the governor said the state government has approved a 100% upward review of corps members monthly allowance with effect from this month.

Governor Dickson also promised to complete the ongoing permanent orientation camp in Kaiama, headquarters of the Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area before leaving office next year.

To enhance the safety and security of corps members, he said government has already provided special communication line to them for prompt response in the case of any emergency.

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Earlier, the Director General of National Youth Service Corps, Major General Suleiman Kazaure said he was in the state to inspect facilities at the NYSC Orientation Camp.

Major General Kazaure expressed gratitude to Governor Dickson for supporting NYSC in terms of building a befitting permanent orientation camp as well as upward review of Corps members’ welfare allowances.

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