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Reps raise CJN’s monthly pay to N5.3m, S/Court justices N4.2m

The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a bill seeking enhanced salaries and allowances for judicial office holders in the country. Daily Trust reports that…

The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a bill seeking enhanced salaries and allowances for judicial office holders in the country.

Daily Trust reports that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu transmitted the bill to the House for consideration and passage on Tuesday.

The approved bill provides a total monthly package of N5,385,047.26 for the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).

According to the bill, other Justices of the Supreme Court are to earn a total package of N4,213,192.54, while the President of the Court of Appeal is to earn a total monthly package of N4,478,415.78.

Also, justices of the Court of Appeal are to earn a total monthly package of N3,726,665.40, while the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, President of the National Industrial Court, Chief Judge of the FCT High Court, Grand Khadi, FCT Sharia Court of Appeal, President of Customary Court of Appeal, Chief Judge of State High Court and Grand Khadi of State Sharia Court of Appeal and President of State Customary Court of Appeal are to earn a total monthly package of N3,527,022.61.

According to the bill, the monthly package covers their basic salaries and all regular allowances, which include motor vehicle fuelling and maintenance, among others.

 

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