Olawumi said this in Abuja while handing over to the new director-general of the scheme, Brig.-Gen. Sule Kazaure. He said the management of the scheme had drawn the attention of the Federal Government to the need to increase the allowances. Olawumi said there was positive signal that the federal government would grant the request.

“We have brought to federal government’s attention the urgent need to increase some of the allowances due to corps members and recent response suggests a strong ray of light at the end of the tunnel. “The major challenge I had as director-general of the scheme is the increasing corps population which was accompanied with dwindling financial resources.

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