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Niger Gov. Announces N200,000 Bonus for Each 1600 Corps Members, Donate N5bn for building of New NYSC Camp

by Felicia Awoyemi
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The Niger State governor, Mohammed Umaru Bago has announced the sum of N200,000 as bonus for each Batch B, Stream 1 National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members posted to the state.

 

He said the bonus was to encourage the 1,600 corps members to remain and serve in the state.

 

The governor stated this during the NYSC Batch B, Stream 1 orientation ceremony held at the temporary camp in Paikoro, on Tuesday.

 

He revealed that any corps member who ventures into agriculture can earn N500,000 monthly and announced N5 billion for the start-up of the new NYSC camp.

 

He said: “I was told that there are 1,600 Corp members for this batch. I am crediting each of your accounts with N200,000. This will enable you to be comfortable to stay in Niger State. This is to show you that there is prosperity in Niger State. I will do my best to ensure that Corpers enjoy serving in Niger state.

 

“I have given orders to build more toilets and drill five boreholes in this temporary camp. I will 20 cows and one trailer load of rice for the welfare of the Corpers in camp.”

 

The governor also announced automatic employment for corps members who are in the medical and health field urging others to join in improving the agricultural sector in the state

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