Nigerian movie producer and actress, Uche Jombo has reacted to reports that Nigerian senators earn 1.24 million naira hardship allowance.
The actress, in a post via her verified Twitter handle on Wednesday, wondered what “hardship allowance” means.
For such a long time, Nigerians have kicked against the jumbo pay enjoyed by lawmakers in the country. The controversies surrounding lawmakers’ pay has been made worse by the secrecy shrouding it.
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Fuming at another prospect that a senator would take home every month, a whopping sum as hardship allowance may have stirred the actress’ scepticism.
She said, “Nigerian Senators receiving 1.24 Million Naira Hardship allowance … What is Hardship allowance?”
Nigerian Senators receiving 1.24 Million Naira Hardship allowance … What is Hardship allowance?
— Uche Jombo Rodriguez (@uchejombo) September 4, 2019