Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, has approved N202.6 million for payment of outstanding allowances to serving and outgone members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the state.
The sum was the accumulation of the monthly allowances due to corps members serving in Borno. The state pays N10,000 each to regular corps members while medical corps doctors and paramedics are entitled to N100,000 and N50,000 respectively.
The Borno NYSC desk officer, Christopher Godwin-Akaba, confirmed the release of the money to newsmen on Saturday.
Godwin-Akaba said medical corps doctors and paramedics were paid N75.4 million in the last one year by Governor Zulum.