How much does NAFDAC pay NYSC corpers and Interns? How much does nafdac pay corpers in Abuja? How much does NAFDAC pay interns?
NAFDAC is the short form of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control.They are a federal agency that was established by an act of Parliament. The functions of NAFDAC in making sure Nigerians don’t ingest expired drugs and eat poisonous food was more pronounced during the late Mrs Dora Akunyili era who was a Pharmacist and a woman of honor.
Year in , year out, young university and political graduates like doctors, pharmacists, microbiologists, lab scientists, botanists, animal scientists, physiologists and even science lab technicians are post to NAFDAC for their compulsory one year paid internship program and even during their youth service..NYSC. So,it is a norm to see pharmacy interns and also corper pharmacists working with NAFDAC.
NOW TO THE ISSUE IF SALARIES…IT IS IMPORTANT WE ALSO DISCUSS HOW MUCH NAFDAC PAYS CORPERS AND INTERNS.
How much does NAFDAC pay NYSC corpers and Interns?
Interns in NAFDAC earns between #95,000 – #135,000 naira monthly. This may be more depending on recent increment in minimum wage. The salary of interns in NAFDAC is not truly open to public knowledge…The amount quoted here is what a pharmacist intern working with NAFDAC told nimedhealth.
For NYSC corpers working with NAFDAC (posted to NAFDAC), their salary is around #80,000 – #120,000 naira monthly.The is different from the normal #33,000 that federal government pays corpers monthly…So in total, NYSC corpers posted to NAFDAC earns roughly #120,000 naira monthly. Yours sincerely, www.nimedhealth.com.ng was reliably informed by a youth corper currently working with NAFDAC in Abuja.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) is a program set up by the Nigerian government (General Yakubu Gowon) to involve Nigerian graduates in nation building and the development of the country.
There is no military conscription in Nigeria, but since 1973 graduates of universities and later polytechnics have been required to take part in the National Youth Service Corps program for one year. Graduates that have passed the age of 30 as at graduation are required to get an exemption.
The Tinubu govt may prioritize reforming NYSC to giver Corp members a higher pay.
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