FEATURESalaries of President Tinubu, ministers finally revealed by admin September 18, 2023 written by admin September 18, 2023 Bookmark 10 RMAFC chairman Alhaji Muhammed Shehu said President Tinubu earns less than N1.5 million per month, and ministers earn less than one million nairaShehu said the salaries of political officeholders are not exorbitant, countering recent disapproval from Nigerians about a proposed 114 percent increase Shehu also pointed out that some non-political positions, such as those in the CBN, earn more than ministersUnlock the best of Legit.ng on Pinterest! Subscribe now and get your daily inspiration!FCT, Abuja – The monthly salary of Nigeria’s president, Bola Tinubu, is less than N1.5 million, according to the chairman of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), Alhaji Muhammed Shehu.Shehu disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday, September 17, in Abuja, PM News reported.President Tinubu receives less than N1.5m as a monthly salary, says the RMAFC chairman. Photo credit: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed TinubuSource: UGCThe RMAFC boss that the president’s ministers also earn less than a million in a month.Salaries of Nigeria’s political officers not outrageous – ShehuNigerians recently expressed strong disapproval of reports concerning a proposed 114 per cent increase in the salaries of political office holders by the commission.PAY ATTENTION: Сheck out news that is picked exactly for YOU ➡️ find the “Recommended for you” block on the home page and enjoy!This comes amidst what they have described as severe economic hardships prevailing in the country.Nevertheless, Shehu said the remunerations of political office holders in Nigeria are not as exorbitant as some have speculated.Shehu clarified that it is the constitutional duty of the RMAFC to determine and periodically assess the salaries of executive, legislative, and judicial officers.According to him, the last comprehensive review of the salaries of political officeholders in Nigeria occurred in 2007.“From 2008 till date there had not been any single review,” he said.“I want to disabuse the minds of Nigerians. It is not true that people are getting jumbo salaries.“The monthly salary of Mr President is less than N1.5 million; that of a minister is not even up to one million naira.”Average CBN staff earns more than a minister – ShehuSpeaking further, the RMAFC boss average staff of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) earn more than ministers.His words:“I know of an average CBN worker that is not even a director, who earns more than a minister.“People in NNPC, NCC, ports authority earn huge salaries. What is the salary of a governor? What is the salary of a legislator?”Tinubu allegedly considers raising minimum wage to N200kMeanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that President Tinubu’s led federal government allegedly considered raising the minimum wage from N30,000 to N200,000.This came after organised labour in the country demanded a review of the minimum to N200,000.Anambra state governor, Charles Soludo, was asked to chair a Technical Working Group (TWG) after state governors called for caution at a National Economic Council (NEC) meeting.Source: Legit.ng 0 comment 0 FacebookTwitterPinterestEmail admin Follow Author previous post BREAKING: President Tinubu appoints 2 new ministers next post Breaking: Military takes over in Congo? Government reacts You may also like Bookmark Asian markets sink with Wall St as rate... September 21, 2023 Bookmark US Fed likely to pause rate hikes and... September 21, 2023 Bookmark High-rises sweep Sao Paulo, but boom casts shadows September 21, 2023 Bookmark Taylor Swift takes on Hollywood September 21, 2023 Bookmark FULL TEXT: President Tinubu’s speech at UN General... September 21, 2023 Bookmark Zenith Bank Basketball League: Air Warriors daze Nigeria... September 21, 2023 Bookmark AFN plans U-13 tournaments in three centres September 21, 2023 Bookmark 2023 Sheroes Cup kicks-off October 7 September 21, 2023 Bookmark Newcastle hold Milan to draw in Champions League... September 21, 2023 Bookmark Alvarez helps Man City sweep past Red Star September 21, 2023Leave a Comment Cancel ReplySave my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.