Thursday June 22, 2023
The Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) has denied media report that it has approved the increment of salaries of political office-holders, judicial and public office holders by 114 per cent.
In an exclusive discussion with LEADERSHIP, RMAFC Public Relations Officer, Christian Nwachukwu, said President Bola Tinubu has not given approval for the increment of salaries of public servants.
He said the Chairman of RMFAC has not made any statement on salary increase for government officials and there’s no approval yet by President Tinubu because it has to come as a Bill for President Tinubu to assent.
He said the President has not given assent.
“Until the President gives assent, you cannot take it as if it has taken effect. You know that. You are a journalist.
Asked if the National Assembly has begun work on the proposal, he said: “it will be sent to National Assembly. Whichever way, whether it has been