Nigeria’s ninth National Assembly to receive US$13 million as welcome package
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Politics and Society Nigeria’s ninth National Assembly to receive US$13 million as welcome package

Nigerians have expressed their outrage at the news that the country’s 469 newly elected lawmakers will receive a total of US$13 million (4.68 billion naira) as a welcome package after their inauguration in June. The money is said to be for helping them “sort out accommodation and furniture issues”.