Members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) will be enjoying the new minimum wage like other workers across the country as confirmed by the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare.
The Youth Minister who disclosed this in series of tweets, said details of the new allowance for NYSC members will be provided by the Director General of NYSC, Brig Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim after being briefed by officials of the Ministries of Finance And MYSD.
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
Meanwhile, the Federal Executive Council (FEC) has ordered that payments of the new minimum wage and the consequential adjustments must be completed by the 31st of December, 2019.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, made this known when he briefed State House correspondents on the outcome of the Council meeting held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Wednesday.
He said that a document to this effect is also to be set to the states to guide possible negotiation and implementation.