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FULL LIST: What Senator Ningi will lose for three-month suspension

The Senate on Tuesday suspended Senator Abdul Ningi (Bauchi Central) for three months after alleging the 2024 budget was padded with N3 trillion.

Many of the senators, who contributed to the issue, backed the call for the Red Chamber to take appropriate measures against Ningi for the allegation.

Reacting, former Kaduna senator, Shehu Sani in a tweet on his verified X handle, revealed what Ningi, stands to lose after the Senate slammed him with a three-month suspension.

He said: “When I publicly disclosed the salaries and running costs of lawmakers,it was the then Senate president who saved me from Suspension. If you talk too much, your bodi go tell you,that is why even opposition no fit oppose too much.”

Sani, said the suspended lawmaker will no longer have access to his office and will not be entitled to remunerations until the suspension is lifted.

Here are the basic things Senator Ningi will lose during his three-month suspension according to former Kaduna senator:

1. He will not be allowed to attend the plenary.

2. He will be prohibited from attending committee meetings and participating in oversight functions.

3. His salary, allowances and all entitlements will be blocked.

4. He will not have access to his office.

5. He is expected not to be seen within the premises of the National Assembly, until the suspension is lifted.

Source:The nation