Workers are paid peanuts but we earn luxury wages - Senator laments

Workers are paid peanuts but we earn luxury wages - Senator laments


- Senator Ali Ndume has said members of the National Assembly and other highly placed public officers were earning luxury wages - Ndume noted that presidential democracy practiced in Nigeria is too high and no longer realistic - The lawmaker said workers in the country were being paid living wages while government officials earn luxury wage A member of the National Assembly, Senator Ali Ndume, has said federal lawmakers and other highly placed public officers were earning luxury wages to the detriment of Nigerian masses. The lawmaker made the statement on Sunday, June 21, when he stated that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Muhammadu Sanusi, had vindicated his position on the high cost of running a presidenti Ndume said Osinbajo and Sanusi during a webinar pointed out that the cost of governance in Nigeria is too high. The lawmaker stated that only a few people in the country benefit from the country’s wealth. He said the majority of the resources in the country is spent on a few minorities while a few resources are spent on the majority of the population According to the senator, workers in the country were being paid living wages while government officials earn luxury wages. He said the majority of Nigerians were living in abject poverty, adding that the N30, 000 minimum wage is too small for workers to survive on. In another news, Nigeria’s Senate president, Senator Ahmad Lawan, has said any security chief who fails to live up to expectation should be relieved of his duties if he refuses to go.

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