Governor Adamawa state government approves N10,000 monthly allowance for corps members to cushion effects of inflation

The Adamawa State Government has introduced monthly payment of N10,000 allowances for corps members serving in the state, aimed to cushion the effects of inflation currently being experienced in the country.

Penpushing reports that Deputy Governor of the State, Prof Kaletapwa Farauta made this known while declaring open the 2024 batch ‘A’ Stream 1 orientation programme for the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members deployed to Adamawa State in Damare, Girei Local Government Area of the state.

The Deputy Governor who represented his boss Governor Ahmadu Fintiri reiterated the administration’s commitment to the payment of N10,000 monthly allowance for corps members deployed and serving in the state.

‘I have no doubt in my mind that you will reciprocate this gesture by being diligent, disciplined, hardworking and committed to your various places of primary assignments for the betterment of your host communities’, he said.

Penpushing further reports that the Governor emphasized that Adamawa State remained a home away from home for corps members serving in the state, stressing that in addition, the youth corps members are automatically bonafide indigenes of the state.

‘More so, as corps members, you are automatically bonafide indigenes of Adamawa. This is a privileged status conferred on you by me as the number one resident and executive governor of the state. I always regard you as our strategic partners in the execution of our people-oriented policies and programmes, particularly on education, healthcare, agriculture and rural development,” he added.

Penpushing also reports that the Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Adamawa State, Jingi Denis in his address described the approval of N10,000 monthly allowance for corps members as the first of its kind in the state and lauded Governor for his practical support.

The coordinator encouraged the corps members to comply strictly with all camp rules and regulations, and be obedient to the corps officials, adding that the authorities would apply appropriate sanctions on recalcitrant corps members in line with the provisions of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Bye-Laws.

‘The oath of allegiance, which you have just taken today, is solemn. I implore you to always find time to meditate over its spirit and letters, and be guided by the same throughout the service year and beyond’, Denis said.

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