NEW MINIMUM WAGE: NYSC Members To Enjoy New Allowee

Minister for Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, said members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) would enjoy the new minimum wage of N30, 000 like other workers across the federation.

Mr Dare disclosed this via a series of tweets that NYSC members also will enjoy out of the new minimum wage as a new allowee Details will be released soon.

He emphasized that the Director General of NYSC, Brig General Shuaibu Ibrahim will provide details of the new allowance for the Youth Corp members after full briefing from the Ministries of Finance And MYSD.  

However, the Federal Executive Council (FEC) has ordered that payments of the new minimum wage and the consequential adjustments must be completed by the 31st of December, 2019.

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The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, made this known when he briefed the State House correspondents on the outcome of the Council meeting held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.  

However, he revealed that a document to this effect is also to be set to the states to guide possible negotiation and proper implementation.

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