You might have been tempted some time to think how much the commander in chief in Nigeria really earns as basic salary. Is he really facing the brunt of his economic decisions? Is he paid well enough?
The salary earn by a Nigerian president should not be confused with other regular allowances such as
◆ Domestic staff;
◆ Special assistant;
◆ Personal Assistant;
◆ Hardship and much more .... How much is president of Nigeria Salary?
When President Muhammadu Buhari came into office, he promised many things and one of his first decisions was to cut government expenditure. The decision not only affected the salaries of government officers and his vice but also his own salary. Muhammadu Buhari made the Nigerian president salary per month to be cut by 50%. The salary of his vice president was also reportedly halved. The president of Nigeria annual salary is about fourteen million Naira (N14,000,000)
What this means is the Nigerian president do receive at least one million Naira every month. Other privileges like hardship (approximately N1.8 million) and consistency (approximately N8.8 million) yearly do abound for the commander in chief.
These allowances are provided by the government. He can also enjoy duty tour allowance, medical allowance, accommodation, and furniture.
Since it was stated that President Muhammadu Buhari halved his salary, it should be noted that the salary of the previous president was twice as much.
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