Nigeria businessman turn politician, Senator Jimoh Ibrahim who represents Ondo south in the red chamber, has appointed 100 personal aides.
Ibrahim made the announcement in a statement released on Tuesday.
These aides who are to serve as the lawmaker’s Personal Assistants were picked across the six local government areas of the senatorial district.
Letters of appointment are due for presentation to the appointees on Wednesday, the statement read.
The list excludes five statutory aides which had earlier been appointed by the controversial businessman.
As provided in the National Assembly Act, each lawmaker, excluding principal officers, is entitled to five aides, including one senior legislative aide, two legislative aides, a personal assistant and a secretary.
It is however not clear how Ibrahim intends to pay the 100 new aides as they would not be captured by the National Assembly budget.