THE National Youth Service Corps NYSC at the weekend denied reports that it has commence payment of N75,000 stipend to ex-corps members across the country.
It said publications in a national daily and an online blog, cited a purported passage of bill on payment of stipends to ex-Corps members by the Senate, claiming that the NYSC Director-General had launched a portal for the payment of the said stipends.
In a statement issued and signed by the Head Press and public relations in Abuja, it described the information as misleading even as it urged the public to dismiss such.
“Management wishes to state that the information is not only false, but also misleading; and should, therefore, be disregarded.
“We further wish to inform our esteemed stakeholders that the so-called “NYSC Online” is NOT the official Facebook page of the National Youth Service Corps.
“For the avoidance of doubt, authentic information from the NYSC Scheme can be accessed through our official Facebook page with the following link: www.facebook.com/officialnysc,”the statement added.