Presidency Exposes Shocking Breakdown Of Senators’ Allowances

By Ikenga Chronicles September 6, 2017

Presidency Exposes Shocking Breakdown Of Senators’ Allowances

The Presidency said an average Nigerian Senator earns about N3billion naira annually.

This revelation was made by the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Professor Itse Sagay while delivering the Nigerian Society of International Law (NSIL) Public Lecture entitled “The Many Afflictions of Anti-Corruption Crusade in Nigeria” as a guest speaker on Wednesday in Lagos.

A comprehensive breakdown of the salary of the Senators given by Professor Sagay amounted to N3,264,329,264.10 per anuum.

The breakdown of the salary of 29million naira per month is as follows:

Basic Salary N2,484,245.50

Hardship allowance N1,242,122.70

Constituency allowance N4,968,509.00

Furniture allowance N7,452,736.50

Newspaper allowance N1,242,122.70

Wardrobe allowance N621,061.37

Recess allowance N248,424.55

Accommodation N4,968,509.00

Utilities N828,081.83

Domestic staff N1,863,184.12

Entertainment N828,081.83

Personal Assistant N621,061.37

Vehicle Maintenance Allowance N1,863,184.12

Leave Allowance N248,424.55

Severance Gratuity N7,425,736.50

Motor Vehicle Allowance N9, 936,982.00