Saraki, Dogara hire 282 aides;

Saraki, Dogara hires 282 aides

Dogara, Saraki on 282 aids

As part of cost-cutting measures, the National Assembly management has requested the presiding officers to reduce the number of their aides by at least 60 percent, Daily Trust reports. It was gathered that Senate President Bukola Saraki has over 112 aides, Speaker Yakubu Dogara has about 170, deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu 60 while deputy speaker, Yusuf Suleiman Lasun has 58 aides. Sources said that Saraki and Dogara have been requested to cut down the numbers to 25 each while Ekweremadu and Lasun should have 17 each.  Continue reading