The federal government has begun to re-examine the salaries of political and judiciary office holders.
Chairman of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission(RMAFC), Elias Mbam, revealed this on Saturday at Amagu community in Ikwo LGA of Ebonyi State, during the seventh ‘Ofala’ festival and 30th anniversary of the coronation of Ezeogo Aloh, Erima-Ogwudu III of Amagu kingdom.
The Chairman of the RMAFC who said by the end of the year, something concrete would be arrived at, however did not disclose whether the review will decrease or increase the salaries.
“One of the major responsibilities of our commission is to determine remunerations appropriate for political and judicial office holders.
“In doing that, the financial situation of the country, at any given time, is taken into consideration, including inflation and the country’s Gross Domestic Product, GDP, among others.
“The commission, being conscious that a lot has happened since the last review, has commenced the process of another review to reflect the changing realities.
“We have progressed and we believe that before the end of 2021, something concrete will happen. It is a process and the process at the end determines what it will be.
‘’When we go through the process, if it turns out to be increase, we increase; if it is decrease, we do it,” he said.