Nigerians on Twitter are expressing outrage over the news that newly appointed members of the National Assembly will receive an N8.64 billion clothing allowance.
See what they are saying:
NASS wardrobe allowance robbery of the highest level…
— abdulmumin21 (@abdulmumin21) June 16, 2015
Just read about Wardrobe Allowance for the NASS. Until General Buhari declares War Against Corruption and Indisciple (WACAI). No hope ahead.
— Jonathan Odetola (@JonathanOdetola) June 16, 2015
— #SplashFMMagicNight (@gistyinka) June 16, 2015
NIGERIANS YOUTHS STAND UP AND FIGHT THIS OLD MEN BEFORE THEY KILL US, N8.64BN FOR NASS MEMBERS. WHY? http://t.co/37RYDAzKez
— All is well (@illuwelldickson) June 16, 2015
You won’t hear the #NASS fight,disagree and refuse the 9billion wardrobe allowance now o.
— tj smith (@tjsmythe) June 16, 2015
Omo”@Dinaroh: The N9b 469 NASS members want to share as wardrobe allowance will pay the salaries of 500k civil servants on N18k minimum wage
— Kehinde Seyi Fadumo (@iam_kenzo) June 16, 2015
@bukolasaraki Teacher Basic salary is 18k yet they don’t goto sch naked,why we NASS collect wardrobe allowance?this is Genocide
— Evergreen evergreen (@Evergreen173) June 16, 2015
— U S A (@Ummu_Sani) June 16, 2015
— Austine Gabriel (@gabstine) June 16, 2015
— Nura Ismail (@nooreldein) June 16, 2015
— Ahiwe kingsley (@kcay_c) June 16, 2015
— Seth #EqualityForAll (@VoicingNigeria) June 16, 2015
But do you think Saraki’s emergence as the Senate president has to do with the NASS jumbo wardrobe allowance ? https://t.co/y7PlZ7ucRe
— Gbolahan bakare (@gbollybakare) June 16, 2015
— edu azeez olawale (@eduazeez) June 16, 2015
God will punish NASS, I swear. God will punish all of them that are going to benefit from that wardrobe allowance…even if u’re my father.
— Nwachinemelu (@NwanneGEJ) June 16, 2015
How will these countries giving our President aid to fight boko haram feel when they hear that NASS gets N9bn wardrobe allowance?
— Chichi Onyewuchi (@leidychichi) June 16, 2015
N9Bn. #NASS wardrobe allowance. Pls is it not only nakedness they want to use d clothes to cover?. Epp me
— PNS (@maroshnai) June 16, 2015
At a time of austerity the NASS lawmakers are supposed to reduced there budget,and then the 9billion wardrobe allowance scam pop up!
— …Monsieur Xube… (@zareta_zubi) June 16, 2015
Association of NASS olosho will never understand why y’all are making noise about their wardrobe allowance.
— Mr Kermit (@O_ssai) June 16, 2015
8.6 Billion wardrobe allowance for #NASS? Is this a joke! This is not the change we were promised…
— Reginald Udom (@rageudom) June 16, 2015
This N8.64bn NASS wardrobe allowance is a N1m startup grant for 8,640 businesses across the various constituencies. #StandUpForNigeria
— SK – Sola Kuti (@SKSolaKuti) June 16, 2015
— NIGERIA YOUTH (@NIGERIAYOUTH1) June 16, 2015