Governor Aminu Tambuwal announced the new policy during the
swearing-in ceremony of 2016 Batch A Stream II corps members at the
state NYSC orientation camp in Wamakko on Monday June 13th.
"Graduates of medicine will now be paid N50,000 from the current
amount of N36,000. Pharmacists will now N25,000 up from the N19,000
obtainable in the past, while graduates of lab science and other
medical technicians like nurses are now entitled to monthly stipend of
N15,000, up from the current N9,000 they are getting from the state
government. In the same vein, graduates of social science and
humanities will now be paid N5,000 monthly, a one thousand addition
from the previous N4,000 they receive from as state allawee"he said.
While urging the youth corps members to reciprocate government gesture
by being diligent in their areas of primary assignments, Tambuwal
urged them to shun vices that will lead to breakdown of law and order
and communal harmony. "I urge you to shun militancy, terrorism and
cultism. I also invite you explore Sokoto and study its rich history,
culture and people," the Governor added.