The Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi has fulfilled his promise of increasing the monthly allowance of corps member in his state from N5, 000 to N10, 000 which he made during a recent visit to NYSC orientation camp.
This was made known by Mr. Charles Akupenike, the chairman of the NYSC governing board during an interview with newsmen on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.
Charles noted that the claim could be verified from the NYSC council adding the corps members had continued to send messages of gratitude on receiving the increased allowance.
He said; “Its also noteworthy that the governor also released the sum of N400 million for the rehabilitation of the NYSC Orientation camp to ensure that the environment id more conducive.
The hostels, parade ground and other facilities are also reconstructed as the governor is determined to support the NYSC scheme to achieve its objectives.
“Ebonyi should rank as one of the states where corps members enjoy such largesse as the governor realises the importance of the scheme to national development,” he added.