When NYSC Corps Members will start receiving N33,000 as new Alawee

By Comrade Nnadi Goodluck

It’s no more news that President Buhari  has signed into law the long awaited Minimum Wage Repeal and Re-Enactment Act, 2019 on Thursday, 18th April 2019 to change the salary of workers from N18,000 to N30,000 monthly.

But, the question in the lips of the NYSC Corps Members is, will they also be included in the new minimum wage.

Reacting to the question yesterday, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, said, “It covers all persons covered by the Act.”

On when the Act comes into effect, Enang said: “The effective date is 18th of April, 2019 as Mr. President has assented to it.

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We at Nyscinfo, has all the details on how this works, read below carefully.

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“NYSC Corps Members won’t be paid N30,000, but rather, they will be paid N33,000 or more.

If they’re lucky, the new payment will commence immediately this April i.e, the incoming April Alawee.

If not, they’ll still receive the increment in arrears, just like it was done in March 2011 starting with 2010 Batch B, when the alawee was increased from N9,775 to N19,800.

In arrears meaning that, they’ll receive the remaining balance, anytime the Federal Government starts to pay the new alawee, even after they’ve passed out, i.e 33,000 – 19,800, beginning from April when President Buhari signed it into law.”

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Updated: August 21, 2019 — 7:50 pm

The Author

Comrade Nnadi Goodluck

Comrade Nnadi Goodluck started writing since 2007. In 2016, he graduated from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra with a Degree in Educational Management and Policy/Health Education. He did his NYSC in Oyo state.


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  1. In 2010 minimum wage was 18000 which was equivalent to $122, in 2019 it’s been increased to 30,000 which is equivalent to $82. Now are y’all still happy thinking we are making progress????

  2. Thank you Mr President for making this possible.

  3. Thanksgiving baba buhari we like ur regem

  4. I still find it difficult to believe bcos it has been long ave been hearing abt increasment of allawee…

  5. Ige Adedamola Gideon

    It have been a good site

    1. Comrade Nnadi Goodluck

      Thank you!

    2. Thanks.Mr.president

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