There was jubilation at the the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) Orientation Camp in Borno State on Saturday, August 26, after the state governor, Babagana Zulum, gifted each corps member the sum of N30,000 each.
The corps members are 1,215 in number bring the total allocated sum to N N36.4 million.
Zulum, who visited the orientation camp in Maiduguri, also gave out 100 bags of rice, 10 cows, 10 bags of 100 kg of beans, and 10 gallons of cooking oil for special meal to be prepared for the corps members during their ongoing three weeks orientation camping.
“We want to extend palliatives to members of the National Youth Service Corps. Each one of you will receive the sum of N30,000, 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,” he said.
It would be recalled that for 12 years, NYSC orientation camp did not hold in Maiduguri due to activities of insurgents.