Outgoing National Assembly Members to Share N195 Billion as Take Home Allowance

Outgoing National Assembly Members to Share N195 Billion as Take Home Allowance
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As the 9th Assembly in the Federal Republic of Nigeria prepares to wind down its legislative tenure for the induction of the 10th Assembly, it has been disclosed that the service will cost Nigeria about 195 billion nairas.

195 billion Naira will be shared among the 360 Members of the House of Representatives, 109 Senators, political aides, and staff of the National Assembly.

According to the National Assembly Management Board, the body has commenced clearance of the beneficiaries of the 195 billion nairas. This was affirmed by the Clark of the House, Yahaya Danzaria whose notice was read to the sitting House members, yesterday by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon (rt) Femi Gbajabiami.

According to the Speaker, “all honourable members are to collect their clearance forms for the payment of severance gratuity from the Office of the Clerk to the House and submit same after completion in Annex Room 2.154 or 2.031, Finance and Accounts Directorate on or before Friday, June 9, 2023.”

Details of the 195 billion Naira that has been earmarked to service the bicameral National Assembly budget are as follows:

Severance/inauguration of outgoing and incoming 9th and 10th Assembly (legislators and legislative aides) – N30,173,520,592

National Assembly Office, N30,492,518,529

Senate, N33,267,001,807

House of Representatives, N51,994,511,955

National Assembly Service Commission, N10,555,809,322

Legislative Aides, N16,520,653,763

Public Account Committee (PAC) – Senate, N118,970,215

Public Account Committee (PAC) – House of Representatives, N142,764,258.

National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies, N7,411,813,596

Service Wide Vote, N671,335,001

Office of Retired Clerks and Permanent Secretaries, N1,059,121,701

Appropriation Committee Department – Senate, N125,000,000

Appropriation Committee Department – House of Representatives, N165,000,000;

National Assembly Library building (ongoing), N4,250,000,000.

General Services N11,307,475,470

Hosting of Conference of Speakers of African Parliament, N127,500,000

NASS Liabilities, N8,500,000,000

NASS e-Library, N255,000,000

NASS Dashboard, N118,150,000

Constitution Review, N850,000,000

Completion of NASS Library Complex (repeated), 7,500,000,000

Completion of NILDS HQ, N2,500,000,000

Construction of NASC building, N10,000,000,000.

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Written by Omooba Alekuwodo (omoobaalekuwodo)
Published 6/1/2023 11:08:12 AM

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