Governor Aminu Tambuwal, Governor of Sokoto State has increased the allowance of serving youth corpers posted to his State.
Governor Aminu Tambuwal publicized this good news on Monday 13th June 2016 at NYSC Orientation camp swearing-in ceremony for Batch A Stream, II corpers in Wamakko, Sokoto.
Graduates of medicine will now be paid N50, 000 from the current amount of N36, 000. Pharmacists will now N25, 000 up from the N19, 000 obtainable in the past, while graduates of lab science and other medical technicians like nurses are now entitled to monthly stipend of N15, 000, up from the current N9, 000 they are getting from the state government. In the same vein, graduates of social science and humanities will now be paid N5, 000 monthly, a one thousand addition from the previous N4, 000 they receive from as state allawee".
While urging the youth corps members to reciprocate government gesture by being diligent in their areas of primary assignments, Tambuwal urged them to shun vices that will lead to breakdown of law and order and communal harmony. “I urge you to shun militancy, terrorism and cultism. I also invite you explore Sokoto and study its rich history, culture and people,”