- Governor Agbu Kefas of Taraba has unveiled new welfare packages for NYSC members serving in the state's schools
- The packages worth N245,000 in total for each NYSC member during their service year include an additional N10,000 monthly allowance
- The governor said he introduced these measures to address the declining state of education in Taraba and to promote youth development and access to quality education in the state
Jalingo, Taraba state - Governor Agbu Kefas of Taraba has announced new welfare packages for the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members serving in the state's schools.
Breakdown of new welfare packages for NYSC members
Governor Kefas broke down the new allowances for the NYSC members as listed below:
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- An additional N10,000 to be added to their monthly allowance
- A one-time payment of N50,000 as a medical allowance.
- An accommodation allowance of N25,000) naira per term, totalling N75,000 for three terms
- Automatic jobs for exceptional NYSC members
Why I introduced new welfare packages for NYSC members - Kefas
In the statement sighted by Legit.ng, Governor Kefas explained that the new welfare packages are part of his emergency response to the declining growth of education in Taraba state.
These measures are in line with Taraba's unwavering commitment to enhancing access to quality education, fostering Youth development, and ensuring a brighter future for our Children," the Taraba state governor said.
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Legit.ng gathers that a share of N30,000 will be given to each corps member.
According to a statement on the state government's social media pages, the governor visited the NYSC orientation camp on Saturday, August 26. Governor Zulum also allocated 100 bags of rice, 10 cows, 10 bags of 100 kg of beans, and 10 gallons of cooking oil for special meals for the corps members during their three weeks of orientation camping.