After the recent increase in fuel price, Nigerians have been really uncomfortable because the cost of goods have become more expensive as expected.
However, the most annoying part is that this new fuel price doesn’t come with an increase in minimum wage. This means that the masses are expected to bear the consequences while top government officials continue to earn fat salaries.
Twitter user, Timigod, got inspired by this particular tweet and created an app that directs tweets to the Nigerian senate, demanding reduction of their salaries.
Unfortunately, the web app, Tweet At Senate, has been blocked and is currently inactive.
However, Nigerians have continued to tweet about the senators’ salaries.
Nigerian senators currently earn roughly 40 times the standard minimum wage. If the government has to take strict economic measures, all Nigerians including politicians should be involved.