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Senator defends multi-billion naira allowances for National Assembly members

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Senator Sadiq Umar, representing Kwara North Senatorial District, in the 10th National Assembly, has defended the controversial multi-billion naira car and office allowances disbursed to members of the National Assembly.

Gists Villa recalls that the allowances triggered mixed reactions from Nigerians who criticized President Bola Tinubu for releasing such huge amounts at a time he was asking citizens to endure hardship occasioned by the removal of fuel subsidy by the Federal Government.

However, speaking on Tuesday, at the 39th Media Parliament, in Ilorin, organised by the Kwara State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Senator Sadiq, vehemently defended the allowances.

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