Delegates to the Nat Conference have recieved N1.45m as two weeks salary
All the 492 members of the National constitutional conference currently sitting in Abuja have received bank notifications of a part payment of their allowances for the month of March. Giving this indication in Abuja yesterday, a delegate to the conference, Mike Ozekhome, confirmed that he has received a bank alert notifying him of the payment of N1,460,000 into his account. This amount, according to him, represents the two weeks allowance for each member. Ozekhome, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) also denied reports that each of the delegates will get N12 million each at the end of the three-month duration for the conference. He explained that the actual monthly take home pay for each delegate is about N3.3 million. In his explanation, Ozekhome said: “From the alert from my bank, the sum of N1,460,000 was paid in, representing two weeks allowance. Calculated pro-rata, this amounts to N2,920,000 per month.