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Despite Nigeria’s Economic Recession, Senators, Reps Receive N6.78bn In One Year (PHOTO)

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Despite Nigeria’s Economic Recession, Senators, Reps Receive N6.78bn In One Year (PHOTO)

Members of Nigeria’s Lower and Upper chamber have received the total sum of N6.78bn as their one year official salaries and allowances.

This was disclosed in a report obtained by Economic intelligence magazine. It revealed that the legitimate remuneration of the federal legislators in compliance to the statutory approval of the Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC).

The packages include: annual salaries, accommodation, vehicle maintenance and fuel, Personal Assistants, House maintenance, domestic staff, entertainment and utilities allowances, constituency allowance, Annual Leave, Hardship allowance, wardrobe, newspapers and responsibility allowances.

In addition to this, each member of the National Assembly receives 200 per cent of the annual salary for accommodation, 75 per cent for vehicle maintenance, 25 per cent for Personal Assistants, 5 per cent for house maintenance, 75 per cent for domestic staff, 30 per cent for both entertainment and utilities.

Others are, 25 per cent for wardrobe, 15 per cent for newspapers and responsibility allowance of between 10, 7, and 5 per cent respectively as the case may be on the position of the legislator. While each senator receives a 250 per cent for constituency allowance, member of House of Representative gets 100% for the same annually.

After all calculations, the senate alone numbering 109 senators received the sum of N1.85billion in the last one year, while the 360 members of the House of Representatives got N4.93 billion!

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