Sen Ali Ndume ‘A Civil Servant’s DTA Is About N30000 But You Pay A Soldier Sent To The Bush N2000’

Sen Ali Ndume 'A Civil Servant's DTA Is About N30000 But You Pay A Soldier Sent To The Bush N2000'

Senator Ali Ndume, a federal lawmaker from the Borno South Senatorial District, has called for an expansion of the manpower of institutions such as the Nigerian army and the police, stressing the necessity of a thorough examination of all security agency pay. He pointed out that giving these forces the right tools and encouragement is a critical component of this improvement. CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>

He drew attention to the stark disparity between the daily allowance of a civil servant, set at approximately N30000, and that of a soldier deployed to challenging environments, receiving a mere N2000. This, according to him, is an untenable situation that needs rectification. Highlighting the government’s fundamental responsibility for security and welfare, he stressed the necessity of taking the security situation seriously. He questioned the efficacy of placing individuals in high-stakes situations without sufficient pay and motivation.

He said in an interview with Channels TV, ”We should review the salary of all the security agencies, we should increase the number of security agencies. Especially police and the Nigerian army, we should equip them adequately and then we should motivate them. A civil servant’s DTA is about N30000 but you pay a Soldier sent to the bush N2000. That can’t work and that is the truth of it.

The purpose of government is security and welfare. awe have to be serious about the security situation in this country especially looking at the challenges. Can you put somebody that is not adequately paid and motivated to do the job in a tight spot? I mean our oversight could have been if they have everything they need in order to face the security challenges and in order for them to effectively do their job.” CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>

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