Yahaya Bello doles out N7m to NYSC members, offers 2 automatic employment
Written by on July 8, 2022
Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi, addressing youth corps member, Mr Jemilu Akpah, physically challenged who got automatic employment on Thursday in Lokoja.
By Stephen Adeleye
Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi has doled out N7.25 million to support the transportation of 725 youth corps members
of the 2021 Batch ‘B’ Stream I, who completed their service in the state on Thursday.
The the governor also gave automatic employment to two members; Jemilu Akpah from Kogi, a physically challenged,and Mary Aimuan from Edo, who won the prestigious NYSC State Merit Award.
Bello, who spoke at the passing out ceremony of the batch at the Muhammadu Buhari Square, Lokoja, promised to give N10,000 to each of the 725 outgoing NYSC members to support their transportation back to their various destinations.
The governor said that the automatic employment for Jemilu Akpah being a physically challenged; and Mary Aimuan, was for their contributions to the improvement of their host communities.
He thanked the outgoing NYSC members “for the sacrifices made toward uplifting the standard of peoples’ lives.