In a viral video shared on Wednesday morning, the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, revealed that money had been sent to all Senators by the clerk of the National Assembly to enjoy their holiday.
Addressing his colleagues before the adjournment motion was moved, Akpabio said money has been sent by the clerk of the National Assembly to the senators to enjoy their holidays. Speaking in the video, he said, “In order to enable all of us to enjoy our holidays, a token has been sent to our various accounts by the clerk of the national assembly.” After deliberation with his colleagues, after he made the statement on the holiday token, he said, “I withdraw that statement. “In order to allow you to enjoy your holiday, the senate president has sent prayers to your mailboxes to assist you to go on a safe journey and return.”
The video has however, sparked reaction among Nigerian netizens. A lot of persons believe that the government particularly the senate is not sharing the brunt of the fuel subsidy removal.