The concerned legislative aides both at the Senate and House of Representatives has appealed to the Ag CNA, Sani Magaji Tambuwal to consider the lingering salary arears and allowances of legislative aides between 2019 till date away from former CNA Amos Olatunde Ojo draconian policies.
This is at the background of speculations and planned payments of allowances of core staff of National Assembly and National Assembly Service Commission NASC.
According to the legislative aides who no longer want their names in print said they have protested too long on non payment of allowances ranging from duty tour allowances DTA among others and salary arears from June to December 2019 as well as minimum wages.
They appealed to the new Ag CNA Sani Magaji Tambuwal to turn a new leaf in his administration and end the age long discrimination and administrative anomaly targeted against legislative aides of federal lawmakers.
“We are political appointees, why not treat us like our principals rather than shortchanging us of our entitlements already appropriated in the budgets since 2019.”
“With few months to the end of the 9th Assembly , they begged the Ag CNA, Sani Magaji Tambuwal that this is an opportunity to write his name in gold , away from former CNA, Amos Olatunde Ojo’s distraction and ill advise.”
The concerned and dogged legislative aides said they have explored all necessary avenues including anti graft agencies with no positive response, saying the Ag CNA should not allow the out gone CNA to get away with the slush funds.
The concerned legislative aides expressed sadness on the position of it’s leadership who appeared compromised and not the welfare of it’s members.
They expressed confidence in the new leadership with wealth of experience and administrative wizardry to drive the National Assembly management.