NYSC Corpers Visit Buhari To Thank Him For N33K “Allowee” and Beg Him To Continue In 2023
In appreciation of Buhari’s effort after receiving N33,000 new minimum wage, some corpers have visited Aso Villa to say ‘thank you’.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday received members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme, who were in the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on a ‘thank-you’ mission over their new allowances.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the four members representing others countrywide came to convey their “deepest gratitude” to the president over the recent increase in their monthly allowances from N19,800 to N33,000.
The NYSC members were led to the State House by the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare and the Director General of the scheme, Brigadier General Ibrahim Shehu.
Speaking at the event, President Buhari described the NYSC scheme as a
”They now find themselves in Daura and other parts of the country. Whenever I go to my town, I get in touch with members; some of them from Lagos, some from Port Harcourt.”
President Buhari, who praised General Yakubu Gowon for the initiative, said:
”It is a nationalist and patriotic thinking that led to the development of the scheme.”
Earlier, the NYSC members had showered praises on the president, saying
They also reiterated their commitment to do their best during their period in the scheme.
”We are great stakeholders in our collective determination of building a prosperous and united Nigeria, the future belongs to us,”
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