July 21, 2024
CJN To Get N5.39m Monthly As Reps Pass Judicial Officers Salaries Bill
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CJN To Get N5.39m Monthly As Reps Pass Judicial Officers Salaries Bill

The House of Representatives has passed a bill for an Act to review upward the salaries, allowances, and fringe benefits of judicial officers, with the Chief Justice of Nigeria expected to earn a monthly salary of N5.39m.

In the executive bill, which was submitted to the House of Representatives by President Bola Tinubu, other justices of the Supreme Court are to earn a total package of N4.21m, while the President of the Court of Appeal is to earn a total monthly package of N4.48m.

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The justices of the Court of Appeal are billed to earn a total monthly package of N3.73m, while the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, President of the National Industrial Court, Chief Judge of the FCT High Court, Grand Khadi, FCT Sharia Court of Appeal, President of Customary Court of Appeal, Chief Judge state High Court and Grand Khadi of State Sharia Court of Appeal and President of state Customary Court of Appeal will earn a total monthly package of N3.53m.

The monthly package comprises basic salaries and all regular allowances, including car fueling and maintenance, personal assistance, hardship, entertainment, utilities, security, outfit, journal subscription, medicals, service allowances, restricted or forced lifestyle, dual responsibility, and legal researchers.

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