The government of Oyo State has jacked up the monthly allowance it pays National Youth Service Corps members serving in the state.
According to Seun Fakorede, the Commissioner for Youth and Sports, the monthly stipend has been increased from N4000 to N5000.
Gov. Fakorede said that the additional N1000 is for accommodation allowance.
The token increase has earned the plaudits of the people of the state.