Saraki Confirms Collection Of N3.75 Million Severance Package 

Joseph Bakare

Former Senate, Bukola Saraki, on Monday confirmed he received his severance allowance totaling N3,752,727.

Saraki’s Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Yusuph Olaniyonu, disclosed that though Saraki had received his severance allowances but many of his aides had yet to be paid, seven months after the last National Assembly’s tenure ended.

He said the former Kwara State governor was working hard to ensure that his aides also got what was due to them.

Olaniyonu disclosed this in a message he posted on his Twitter handle, @Yusupholaniyonu.

He wrote, “This is to inform that ex-SP, Bukola Saraki, has been paid his severance allowance. He got a total of N3,752,727.00.

“He has been working to ensure that his aides get theirs.

“And as you know, he had promised to donate whatever the money is to three families that were announced.”

Saraki had in June asked the National Assembly management to distribute his severance allowance to the families of three victims of the insurgency in the North-East geopolitical zone,  including Leah Sharibu’s parents.

He also said children of some late senators in need of financial assistance should benefit from the allowance.

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