Governor Bago Grants N200,000 to NYSC Members in Niger State

Niger State Governor Mohammed Umaru Bago announced a N200,000 largesse for each of the Batch B, Stream 1 National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members posted to the state.

The announcement, made on Tuesday, July 2, was aimed at encouraging the 1,600 corps members to remain and serve in Niger State.

The news of the bonus was met with loud cheers and applause from the corps members during the NYSC Batch B, Stream 1 orientation ceremony held at the temporary camp in Paikoro.

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Governor Bago also highlighted opportunities in agriculture, stating that any corps member venturing into the field could earn up to N500,000 monthly. Additionally, he announced a N5 billion investment for the start-up of the new NYSC camp in the state.

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

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