Nigeria NA confirmed Receiving N13.5million as Monthly Running Cost Amidst Recession.

The Nigeria Senate has confirmed allegation that the house members are receiving receive N13.5 million monthly as running cost by the senator representing Kaduna Central.

According to the Senate spokesperson, Aliyu Abdullahi other senators are not happy with Senator Sani’s action and that some lawmakers had said that they are working out on how to deal with the senator. Moreso, some Senators had suggested Sani be sanctioned for such action. Premium Times reports
 He said, if people had looked carefully at the budget of the National Assembly, they would have seen that various line items like traveling, medical, consultancy and the rest were captured in the budget and they were the funds divided for each senator’s use. “Almost all holders of elective and appointive offices have running costs allocated to their offices and that cannot be said to be part of their salaries.”
The revelation however came as shocking news to many Nigerians for a government voted under the disguised of fighting corruption to declare recession yet earning such amount of money.

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