Oyo State Government has announced an increment in the monthly allowance of National Youth Service Corps(NYSC) members serving in the state from N4000 N5000.
The Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Seun Fakorede, disclosed this at the induction programme organised for the 2019 Batch B, streams I & II corp members posted to the state civil service, held at the House of Chiefs, Secretariat, Ibadan.
Fakorede said the N1000 added is accommodation allowance. He assured corp members that the state is a peaceful and harmonious one, assuring that all corp members will be given equal opportunity to strive and triumph irrespective of their social, tribal or religious affiliations.
The Commissioner implored them to make effective use of their service year by working diligently and urged them to make good use of the civil service rules, regulations and ethics, adding that the reward may not be immediate but it will come one day.