President Buhari has signed into law over 20 out of 222 bills passed by the two chambers in three years. A total of 680 bills were introduced on the floor of the Senate, while 1,473 bills were presented in the House – The lawmakers are said to have been receiving about N159.1 billion as monthly salary and allowances total of 680 bills were introduced on the floor of the Senate, while 1,473 bills were presented in the House. Out of the amount the lawmakers received within the period, senators got N52.9bn, while reps took N106.2bn. The N159.1bn the lawmakers received as salary and allowances exclude the salary, allowances and other expenditures of the National Assembly bureaucracy.
So far in the life of the current National Assembly, the federal legislature has received at least N240bn budget. Their 2016 and 2017 budgets were N115bn and N125b respectively.
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