Nigeria's president to take 50% pay cut

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria‘s President Muhammadu Buhari will take only half of the salary paid to former head of state Goodluck Jonathan, his office announced on Friday.

“President Muhammadu Buhari will only receive 50 percent of the salary paid to his predecessor,” the head of state’s spokesman Garba Shehu said in an emailed statement.

“The president’s decision to take a 50 percent cut was conveyed to the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation yesterday (Thursday),” he added.

Read more: Nigeria’s president to take 50% pay cut: office – Yahoo News

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