"My 2-Months Salary Can't Buy Bag of Rice": Lady Says She Has to Save for 10 Months to Afford iPhone

"My 2-Months Salary Can't Buy Bag of Rice": Lady Says She Has to Save for 10 Months to Afford iPhone

  • A lady undergoing her National Youth Service Corps programme has lamented that her N33,000 stipend cannot take her home
  • She lamented that her monthly salary could only afford her four cartons of noodles and couldn't buy even one bag of rice
  • The NYSC member said what others were earning in an hour abroad was what she was earning in a month in Nigeria

A member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has lamented the low amount she gets as stipends.

The NYSC member shared a video on TikTok, enumerating some of the things she could not afford because her N33000 monthly stipend was too small.

NYSC lady laments poor salary.
The NYSC lady said her stipend was small, and couldn't buy an iPhone. Photo credit: TikTok/Sandra Goddy and Getty Images/Anadolu.
Source: UGC

In the video she shared, the lady, Sandra Goddy, lamented that her monthly allowance could only buy her four cartons of noodles.

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Sandra also said she would have to save her monthly salary for at least 10 months before she could afford an iPhone.

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She was sad that even if she saved her 2-month salary, she would still be unable to afford a bag of rice in Nigeria.

Sandra said the N33000 she was paid as a monthly allowance in Nigeria was what other people earned per hour abroad.

Watch the video below:

Reactions as NYSC lady laments poor salary

@benedict ogochukwu said:

"Life after Nysc could be the worst."

@Nwanah Anthony commented:

"Na you want to serve that country."

@Evang joseph taiwo said:

"Go get your passport. You are going out of this country soonest."

@IRABOR Chijioke said:

"They are not paying you salary, it is just an upkeep called allowance. Please be guided."

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@aliumuhammedjam61 commented:

"You never see something. Go and learn truck."

@Josh said:

"This is the kind of challenge that should go viral."

@Trace said:

"Madam, you are not working you are serving your country."

Man taunts his uncle after NYSC

In a related story, Legit.ng reported that a Nigerian graduate visited his uncle to greet him after leaving the National Youth Service Corps camp.

The man said his uncle did not believe he could make it through school, so he visited him to prove he had made it.

The video generated many comments among social media users, who reminded him of black magic.

Source: Legit.ng

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