Osinbajo: Buhari and I are poorly paid

The president’s and the vice -president’s pay is low, Vice -president Yemi Osinbajo said yesterday.

According to the Nation, he also criticized the private sector for not respecting the national minimum wage law, which puts the lowest pay at N18,000.

Speaking at the end-of-year seminar, Osinbajo said he earns about 1.5m as Vice-president, President Buhari earns N1.75 million.

To him, the pay is not commensurate with the offices they occupy. The Vice President also expressed misgivings about remuneration of journalists and lawyers, saying Journalists case is unique because many media owners make big revenue but simply refuse to pay good wages.

 

 

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