Our Salary Not In The Region Of N1m Per Month- Dogara

The Speaker of the House of the Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Friday, said he was not aware of the jumbo salaries being earned by legislators.

Mr. Dogara said this when he spoke with journalists shortly after paying a courtesy visit to Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau State.

He said, “When I hear about jumbo pay for legislators I get confused”.

“The issue of salary is quite clear because we don’t fix our salaries; it is the responsibility of the Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission to do that.

“Any Nigerian that wants the information can take the benefit of the Freedom of Information Act to request for this information from the commission.

“I do know that our salary is not in the region of N1 million per month”.

The speaker, however, said he was aware of discussions that relate to the allowances being paid to members.

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