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FG PLANNING TO INCREASE NYSC ALLOWANCES.

    The Nigerian army general and the past general of the NYSC Johnson Olawumi, shared the plans to former Brigadier-General of the NYSC to increase corps allowances.

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    The news was; announced during a handing over ceremony in Abuja recently. He also added that the federal government is aware of lack of funding and would likely grant the request.

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    Brig. Gen. Olawumi, who will now serve as acting commandant of the Nigerian Army School of electrical and mechanical Engineering, said, we have brought to Federal government’s attention the urgent need to increase some of allowances due to corps members and recent response suggests a strong ray of light at the end of the tunnel.

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    The major challenge i had as director- general of the scheme is; the increasing corps populations which was; accompanied with dwindling financial resources.