The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) is working toward placing corps members on a public service salary scale to stop frequent agitation for a review of their allowances, its Director-General, Brig. Gen. Johnson Olawumi, said at a media chat on Tuesday in Abuja.
He said that already, the scheme was collaborating with the National Salaries and Wages Commission to concretise the proposal.
He said that the scheme had taken the matter before the wages commission for a solution, adding that the current N19, 800 monthly allowances for corps members was inadequate in view of the economic situation in the country.
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