The Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, has said members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), will enjoy the new minimum wage.
Dare disclosed this via his Twitter page on Wednesday evening.
According to the minister, the NYSC director-general, Shuaibu Ibrahim, will give details of the new monthly allowance.
“New Minimum Wage: NYSC members to enjoy new minimum wage/allowee Details coming.
“Next week the DG NYSC will provide details of the new allowee for the Youth Corp members after full briefing from the Ministries of Finance And MYSD,” Dare wrote.
Last month, Ibrahim had hinted that the monthly allowance of corps members would be increased “immediately the federal government starts the payment of the new minimum wage”.