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BREAKING: Abubakar Suleiman reacts, as Nigeria’s National Assembly is rated the most expensive in the world



According to a news that was published by the Punch Newspaper online this morning, it was reported that a former Minister of National Planning and Director-General of the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies, the academic arm of the National Assembly, Prof Abubakar Suleiman, while talking to Punch correspondent, during an interview, has reacted to claim that, the Nigeria’s National Assembly, is the most expensive in the whole world.

During the interview, he was told that the National Assembly, has been described as the most expensive in the world and while he was reacting to this, he said that, If they say democracy is expensive, maybe we can start the conversation but, to single out the parliament and say it is expensive, he doesn’t know what it means…..Continue Reading

He said, “Let me give you a good example, there is this notion by some Nigerians that parliaments, to be precise, the National Assembly, are the ones that spend or take all our money and this has been the perception.

Perhaps, it was this perception and misconception that informed the conclusion that having two arms (Senate and House of Representatives) at the national level is too much and, therefore, something needs to be done.”

Further talking, he said he want to debunk that notion or that perception with some facts.

He said, ” One of the notions or the misconceptions that tends to believe that the parliament, especially the National Assembly, takes all our money, that they are thieves, that they are this and that. The question we have to ask ourselves is, ‘Which money are we talking about?”…..Continue Reading

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