Politics President, Governors’ Salaries Must Be Slashed by 50% - Okorocha

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okorocha.jpeg Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has told the chairman and members of the Revenue Mobilization and Fiscal Commission, RMAFC to, as a matter of urgency, review downward the salaries and allowances of the President, Governors, National Assembly members, and all other political office holders both elected and appointed, at least by fifty percent to make the offices less attractive and check the excesses that go with the fat payments for such offices.

Governor Okorocha who spoke on Wednesday during a breakfast meeting with the chairman of RMFC Engr. Elias Mbam, and other members of the commission at the Government House, Owerri.

He said that with the downward review of salaries and allowances of political office holders such positions or offices would become less attractive which would also reduce the tension that always go with the contest or scramble for such offices.


Source: Vanguard
 
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