Each serving senator received not less than N2 million as allowance before proceeding on seven weeks of vacation,
A senator who requested not to be named because he was not authorised by the upper house to speak on the matter confirmed that all the 109 senators were paid the allowance for the holidays, which commenced on Monday and ends on 26 September.
A calculation done showed that the senators were paid a total of N218 million, having received N2 million each to enjoy the vacation.
The bank alerts were received by the senators on 8 August, just before the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, announced it.
Mr. Akpabio, on Monday, told the senators that some money had been credited to their accounts to enjoy their holidays.JAMB Result
“In order to enable all of us to enjoy our holidays, a token has been sent to our various accounts by the Clerk of the National Assembly,” he said shortly after screening and confirming the ministerial nominees.…CONTINUE READING