Nigeria Leaders Receive N651m Hardship Allowance.

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According to research, state governors, including vice president Yemi Osinbajo, may have received around N651.2 million in hardship payments over the course of the last eight years of the Buhari administration. Judges in the nation also receive this type of allowance, which is equal to 50% of their yearly base pay.

Labor unions recently rated Buhari’s administration and state governors poorly, claiming they impoverished employees and caused misery for Nigerians as he spends his final days in office.
”While criticizing the Buhari administration for its lack of adherence to labor regulations and pointing to its misuse of labor rules and practices, the labor leader also noted the absence of a social safety net in the nation.

According to a National Bureau of Statistics that about 133 million Nigerians live in poverty would be a recipe for a new dimension of hunger never witnessed in Nigeria, a civil society organisation under the aegis of the International Human Rights Commission recently warned. Recently, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, said Nigerians will not die but will adjust to the economic hardships in the country.

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