Yakubu Dogara:”While I Was Speaker, My Salary Was N400k, Total Allowance Was N25m”

Yakubu Dogara:"While I Was Speaker, My Salary Was N400k, Total Allowance Was N25m"The pay and benefits that legislators earn have long been a topic of discussion in Nigeria. State and federal legislators make to the Nigerian political system. According to multiple accounts, some persons claim bigger salaries than any politician actually makes, and some legislators have openly refused to reveal their income.CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>

However, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, the former Speaker of the House of Representatives, has declared that his salary during his tenure in office was N400,000.

The figure was disclosed by the former House of Representatives Speaker on Wednesday during his remarks at the House of Representatives Open Week celebration in Abuja, as reported by Vanguard.

Yakubu Dogara stated, “While I was Speaker, my salary was 400 thousand naira, and my total allowance was 25 million naira.”

“I told my accountant to open a separate account for the allowances, and I never for once took any money out of that account; everything that came into that account was used to cater for the needs of constituents.”CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>