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Why Nigeria’s legislators need a wardrobe allowance

Nigeria’s senators were set to receive a “wardrobe allowance” of 21.5 million naira ($108,000) each while the 360 members of the House of Representatives, the lower chamber, were each to receive 17.5 million naira, until many Nigerians kicked up a fuss.

Tears for democrazy
Tears for democrazy

The fighting yesterday on the floor of the House of Representatives, with some legislators ending up with torn clothes, shows why they need a generous allowance to be able to replace clothes destroyed in the regular rumbles in the forthcoming months.

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