The governor also promised thdt his administration will ensure that corps members enjoyed their service year in the state.

Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum has announced the donation of N36 million to be shared at N30,000 each to the 1,215 National Youth Corps (NYSC) Members deployed to the state.

This was revealed in a statement on Saturday by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Strategy, Malam Isa Gusau. According to the statement, Zulum made the donation during the visit to the NYSC orientation camp in Maiduguri .

Gusau stated further that Zulum also donated 100 bags of rice, 10 cows, 10 bags of 100kg beans and 10 gallons of cooking oils for special meals to be prepared for the corps members during their ongoing three weeks orientation exercise.

We want to extend palliatives to members of the National Youth Service Corps,” the statement said.


Each one of you will receive the sum of ₦30,000, that amount will be credited to your accounts as soon as your bank details are provided to me.

In addition to that, we have provided you with 100 bags of rice, 10 bags of 100kg beans, 10 gallons of cooking oil and 10 bulls.”

Recall that the NYSC orientation camp in Borno reopened after 13years of closure due to issues of insurgency that rocked the state.

During the swearing ceremony, Zulum assured corps members that his administration would ensure that the state is most friendly to the corps members.

He also urged corps members to adhere to camp rules by living peacefully amongst themselves, while also engaging in acts that would foster peace in the country.

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