A former councilor in Lagos simply identified as Anibaba has been spotted pushing a truck typically used by scavengers to pick up garbage.
He was questioned on his life as a former government official, and revealed how he once served as a councilor in Eti-Osa local government area of Lagos. Anibaba also revealed how councillorship in the state was designed.
He recounted how he held political office during the regime of former military head of state, Ibrahim Babangida.
While speaking in Yoruba, the man who said he was pushing truck to get feed for his cow, disclosed that his monthly salary as a councilor was N500 but his take-home was N444 after tax had been deducted.
In his words:
“It was during our that Eti-Osa local government was created. The whole of Ajah had just one councilor. The whole of Obalende was one ward, so they had just one councilor.
“Babangida was the head of state. He paid us N500 as salary but our take-home was N444 after tax had been deducted.”
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