buhariPresident Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo have in line with the financial situation of the country and mood of the nation, decided to take only half of their monthly pay.
According to a statement signed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, the President’s decision to take a 50% pay cut was conveyed to the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation yesterday by the Permanent Secretary of the State House, Mr. Nebolisa Emodi.
“I write to forward the completed IPPIS registration form of Mr. President and to draw your kind attention to Mr. President’s directive that only 50% of his salary be paid to him,” Mr. Emodi wrote in the letter with reference number PRES/81/SGF/17.
The current annual remuneration of the President of Nigeria as published by the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission is N14,058,820.00.
Shehu’s statement added that: “Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has similarly given up half of his official remuneration.”

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