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

Published 1 month ago by: Daniel Bosai
at 11:47 AM, 19/09/2019 (1 month 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.

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DMG17 at 12:00 PM, 19/09/2019 (1 month ago)
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ONLY SUV'S? WHY NOT ASK FOR PERSONAL PRIVATE JETS? CRIMINALS AND IDIOTS.
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tonyigho at 12:13 PM, 19/09/2019 (1 month ago)
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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 at 01:00 PM, 19/09/2019 (1 month ago)
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Chai...,they are throwing it in our faces

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trulyval at 01:00 PM, 19/09/2019 (1 month ago)
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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 at 02:54 PM, 19/09/2019 (1 month ago)
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DON'T MIND THEM, MY BROTHER. THEY ARE ALL GREEDY AND HOPELESS PEOPLE.
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kp45 at 03:36 PM, 19/09/2019 (1 month ago)
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Looters fighting corruption.
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kacylee at 07:28 PM, 19/09/2019 (1 month ago)
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SUV wey una go drive go hell Angry

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