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Nigerians React To Senators’ N1.24m Hardship Allowance




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A storm of reactions by Nigerians has greeted the Hardship Allowance of N1.24m received monthly by senators of the 9th Nigerian Senate.

Naija News had given a breakdown of the monthly earnings of the senators of the 9th Nigerian Senate earlier today.

This online news platform understands that the senators of the 9th Senate earn a whopping N29.48m monthly as legislators.

The breakdown of the senators’ earnings revealed that the legislators receive N7.45m as furniture allowance and receive N9.94m as motor vehicle allowance, which is the highest fee on the breakdown of the senators’ earnings.

According to the breakdown, senators receive N2.48m as basic salary, this is in addition to the constituency allowance of N4.97m and N1.24m as hardship allowance.

Apparently displeased with the N1.24m hardship allowance for senators, Nigerians took to the micro-blogging site, Twitter to condemn the development.

Naija News captured some of the reactions below…