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Buzzing Today: Why Do Nigerian Senators Earn So Much? Nigerians Lament

When it was revealed a while ago that one Nigerian senator receives N13.5m monthly as running cost, a lot of Nigerians became very angry – as they feel that one Nigerian senator takes too much while average Nigerians are left with nothing. Here are some reactions from some Nigerians on Twitter below;

A Nigerian Senator.

Receives N13.5m per month as running cost.

N750k per month as salary.

N200m per year as constituency project.

One Senator costs the federation N371m per year.

Does nothing but tweet & facebook all day, then dresses like Snoop Dogg. pic.twitter.com/WYKMistrk8

— A.S. Aruwa (@MusadiqZ) March 12, 2018

We have a serious problem in this Country, it’s called Misplaced Priorities! A Senator takes home N13.5M Monthly, we need to come together regardless of our ethnicity to fight this criminals, they have to tell us why & how they are paid such huge amount monthly all for nothing.

— Khadeejah Abdullahi (@deeejerh) March 8, 2018

Isn’t it glaring ALL Nigerian senators are thieves. They are all CORRUPT. Every senator in Nigeria collects this illegal money, N13.5m…

Your favourite senator is a CRIMINAL.

— Kemi Ariyo (@d_problemsolver) March 12, 2018

In a country that worker are paid N18,000 MW, senators are getting N13.5m monthly as running cost. This did not include N750,000 basic salary.

And you will hail ben10, hail Afro Man, Sani, hail rapper,, Godfather, Saraki as bastion of our democracy!
Oga,you no well at all!

— Ibrahim Ijaola (@ijaola_ibrahim) March 12, 2018

Dino Melaye is a Nigerian senator, he recently commissioned this thing he called “bridge”.
Dino Melaye & other senators collect N13.5m each every month. This money is ILLEGAL.

Nigerian leaders are WICKED, they are HEARTLESS, they are THIEVES. pic.twitter.com/AjW2LgAinR

— Kemi Ariyo (@d_problemsolver) March 12, 2018

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