We spend N17m monthly on other things, not Speaker’s guest house — Lagos lawmakers


Lagos, Mudashiru Obasa

…..As Clerk explains how the House reduced the expenses from N27m to N17m

….says SaharaReport baseless, misleading

By Ebunoluwa Sessou

Members of the Lagos State House of Assembly have denied the media report alleging the Speaker, Mr Mudashiru Obasa of spending N17million monthly on the maintenance of his residence and guest house, describing the allegation as baseless and misleading.

The Clerk of the House, Mr Azeez Sanni, who called the attention of the lawmakers to the report published online by SaharaReporters on April 26, explained that the report was erroneous.

Sanni added ” As sum covers the various expenditure of the full offices; the Office of the Chief of Staff, Special Advisers ( Budget, Political Matters), office of the Chief Press Secretary, Special Assistant (Protocol), Special Assistant ( Research and Development), Special Assistant (Women Affairs), and 15 Special Assistants engaged to attend to the growing demand and speciality of the House.

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Source: Vanguard Newspaper