Election: Breakdown Of Corps Members’ N35,000 Allowance


Authority of the National Youth Corps (NYSC) has disclosed that corps members trained for election duties will be paid a total of N17,500 as allowance.

 Director-General of the scheme, Major General Suleiman Kazaure, disclosed this at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos venue of the grand finale of the sensitisation exercise for corps members that will participate in the Saturday Presidential National Assembly and subsequent elections.

Represented by Mrs. Bummi Araoye, the DG gave a breakdown of the allowance for the over 15, 000 corps members mobilised for the election to include transportation to  Registration Area Centre (RAC) N3,000,N4,500 for the two training sessions, feeding 1,000, election duty allowance N9,000  per election apart from training.

The DG charged the corps members to exhibit a high sense of discipline as an important key stakeholder in the election process.

Source: independent.ng