Trending now on Twitter is that the Federal Government of Nigeria has increased the montly allowance paid to NYSC corps members. The latest gist has it that the allowance has been increased to ₦49,800, that is 100% increase from ₦19,800. The question is, how do we know if this is true? Below are some thoughts regarding this, but before then, my take on this is this:
- If NYSC increased corps members allowance, they will be the first to announce it, or wouldn’t they like to take the glory?
- The possibility the corps members allowance will be increased is there, at least to endear more Nigerians toward the current administration ahead of 2019 elections.
But whichever the case,…
— Legitreporters (@legitreporters) August 7, 2018
Jonathan (GEJ) increased NYSC allowance from N9,775 to N19,800 with effect from March 2011- elections were held April 2011???
2019 elections are here, now another increase is on its way
— Oluwadamilola Ayinde (@Oluwaday) August 7, 2018
— WorldStage (@Worldstagegroup) August 5, 2018