Nigeria’s Senate president, Bukola Saraki has reportedly fired his Director of Protocol, Arthur Ndiwe, Head of Administration, Mrs Folasade Adigun and 96 others to scale down the number of his aides.
According to Daily Trust, the affected aides have been issued sack letters through the office of the Chief of staff, Hakeem Baba-Ahmed.
With the mass sack, the Senate President’s assistants have been reduced from over 300 to a little above 200.
Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and Deputy Speaker, Yusuf Lasun reportedly have hundreds of aides weighing down the National Assembly.
According to the report, the Special Adviser to Saraki on legal matters, Ibrahim Tukur El-Sudi has also resigned.