The National Assembly in Abuja’s 109 Nigerian senators’ wages and benefits have been made public.
The breakdown indicates that a Nigerian senator’s base monthly income is N2.48 million, separate from allowance.
According to the breakdown, each senator in Nigeria receives a monthly salary and stipend of N29.48 million….CONTINUE READING
Abuja, FCT – The wages and benefits of the 109 senators from Nigeria’s several senatorial districts have been broken down.
The wages and benefits received by senators have long been a source of intense debate among Nigerians.
Nigerian senators receive a monthly salary and allowance of N29.48 million, per a report posted by @StatiSense.
According to the breakdown, the basic income is N2.48m, while the furniture allowance, housing allowance, and constituency allowance total N7.45m, N4.97m, and N4.97m, respectively.
The salaries and allowances of Nigerian Senators
Nigeria’s Senators Earnings:
- Basic Salary – N2.48m
- Hardship Allowance – N1.24m
- Constituency Allowance – N4.97m
- Furniture Allowance – N7.45m
- Newspaper Allowance – N1.24m
- Wardrobe Allowance – N621K
- Recess Allowance – N248K
- Accommodation – N4.97m
- Utilities – N828K
- Nigeria’s Senators Earnings:
- Entertainment – N828K
- Personal Assistant – N621K
- Vehicle Maintenance Allowance – N1.86m
- Leave Allowance – N248K
- Severance Gratuity – N1.86m
- Motor Vehicle Allowance – N9.94m
Total = N29.48m Monthly
Report confirms how much senators split as a “holidays” allowance, which was Akpabio’s gaffe.
In a related story, Legit.ng stated that it has been established that Senators received the sum of N2 million as a travel allowance for their break until their resumption in September, in response to the contentious “token” comment made by Senate President Godswill Akapbio.
At the live plenary session on Monday, August 7, Senate President Akpabio revealed the “token” that will be deposited into the accounts of the legislators. He was referring to the N2 million travel allowance.
Shehu Sani Explains How Legislators’ Accounts Are Credited in Light of Akpabio’s Error
Shehu Sani, a former senator from Kaduna Central, “revealed” how the National Assembly credits the accounts of federal lawmakers.
Federal politicians’ accounts are credited beneath the mute button, he claimed in a post sent through his verified Twitter account @ShehuSani.
Akpabio knocks and complains that senators have received “enjoyment allowance”: “They are suffocating the poor”
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that numerous Nigerians had turned to social media to respond to the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, who had said, “In order for us to enjoy our holidays, a token has been sent to our various accounts by the Clark of the National Assembly.”
On Monday, August 7, Akpabio made this declaration while speaking to his fellow senators in the Red Chambers….CONTINUE READING
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