President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the stoppage of special allowance for security personnel in the Presidential Villa, investigations by the Punch have revealed.
I am not sure this is the right thing to do on behalf of the resident.These men are the ones keeping him safe and well at the palace,i don't think the president wants to get on their bad side.With all the measures Buhari is taking against Nigeria in corruption,he needs all the security he can get.The last thing he needs is those in security bearing a grudge.
Before now, all security personnel posted to the Villa were being paid what is known as Risk and Hazard Allowance. However, since his assumption of office, President Buhari was said to have refused to pay the money to them.
During the last regime, Punch gathered that senior security officers covering Aso Presidential Villa were said to have been collecting between N75,000 and N50,000 while their junior ones received between N30,000 and N25,000 on a monthly basis.