Each senator collects N1.6m monthly salary aside N13.5m running cost – RMAFC
The Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) on Wednesday disclosed that each senator collects salary and allowances of N1.06 million every month.
The head of Public relations Unit in RMAFC, Ibrahim Mohammed made this known in a statement made available to journalists.
According to the statement, the N1.06 million figure consists of: basic-N168,866, fueling and maintenance of vehicles, N126,650; personal assistant N42,216.
The statement added that Domestic Staff, N126,650, entertainment, N50,660, utilities,newspapers/periodicals, N25,330, wardrobe, N42,216, house maintenance, N8,443 and constituency, N422,166 respectively.
RMAFC in the statement stated that only the National Assembly Commission could explain the N13.5 million running cost of each senator.
The agency said, “Regular allowances are paid regularly with basic salaries, while non-regular allowances are paid when due.
“For instance, furniture allowance of N6.079 million and severance gratuity of N6.079 million are paid once every tenure, while motor vehicle loan of N8.1 million is optional which the beneficiary has to offset before leaving office.
“The payment of running cost is not part of RMAFC mandate, therefore, only the National Assembly can explain it.”