We Deserve New SUVs As New Senators - Lawmakers Plead With Nigerians For New Cars

9 months ago by: Daniel Bosai
-- (m) at 19-09-2019 11:47AM (9 months ago)

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The Senate Leader, Yahaya Abdullahi, has condemned the controversy surrounding the Senate’s budget of N5,550 billion for the purchase of Sport Utility Vehicles (SUVs).
 
He said Nigerian senators deserve SUVs and it is an insult to say otherwise, Punch Newspaper reports.

The status of a senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is not undeserving of an SUV, he told journalists in Abuja on Wednesday.

“What is the problem there? It is an insult to say that a senator of the Federal Republic cannot ride a jeep in Nigeria. It is an insult. The N5.5bn is from the National Assembly fund and it is budgeted for every year, which they will pay back at the end of the tenure.

I was a permanent secretary. I know what ministers get; we cannot even compare ourselves to ministers because we are higher than the minister(s). For you to say that a senator of the Federal Republic cannot drive a jeep today — come on, that is an insult.

Go and tell the people that the work that we do is more than the work of ministers. The weight that is on me today; there is no minister of the Federal Republic that has it. The collapse of the local government areas across the country had placed a burden on senators who “carry loads outside their purview,” he said.



-- DMG17 (m) at 19-09-2019 12:00PM
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ONLY SUV'S? WHY NOT ASK FOR PERSONAL PRIVATE JETS? CRIMINALS AND IDIOTS.
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-- tonyigho (m) at 19-09-2019 12:13PM
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For you to say senators in the federal republic can't drive SUV is an insult, but you never think that the citizens in the federal republic are receiving 18,000 naira as minimum wage is not an insult...which up till now they have not start paying the 30,000 labour demanded for idiot...is the lazy nigeria youth I blame.
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-- fineboy77 (m) at 19-09-2019 01:00PM
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Chai...,they are throwing it in our faces

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-- trulyval (m) at 19-09-2019 01:00PM
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How does such request help Nigeria and Nigerians. U peep are the problem of Nigeria. Nigerians deserve better a better country and better, more conscientious leaders.
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-- DMG17 (m) at 19-09-2019 02:54PM
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DON'T MIND THEM, MY BROTHER. THEY ARE ALL GREEDY AND HOPELESS PEOPLE.
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-- kp45 (m) at 19-09-2019 03:36PM
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Looters fighting corruption.
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-- kacylee (f) at 19-09-2019 07:28PM
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SUV wey una go drive go hell Angry

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