The police has been urged by the NYSC to ensure the safety of corps members that would be on election duty on February 23. The NYSC also called on the police to investigate the rumour that fake NYSC kits were in circulation.
There is no disparity in the payment of N30, 500 allowance to National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members participating as ad-hoc staff in the 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said.
Nigerians are left to wonder if the government has any iota of care left for the plight of the corps members scattered across the country serving the nation under the sun and in the rain as instructed and mandated.
A serving corp member, Fidelis Chiedozie Onyenjuala, has said he is tired of serving Nigeria. Explaining why he is tired of the scheme, Fidelis told Legit.ng exclusively that the NYSC does not have regard for them
The director general of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Maj. General Suleiman Kazaure, has warned corps members participating as INEC ad-hoc staff in the general election that they would be jailed if they break electoral law.
The NYSC on Wednesday, February 13, warned corps members on election duty to desist from receiving snacks and drinks from unknown persons during elections. Maj Gen Suleiman Kazaure, NYSC DG, gave the warning in Gombe.