A sum of N2.3 billion is to be shared by former Presidents, Heads of State and former Vice Presidents/Chiefs of General Staff, as entitlements in 2016. This was contained in This was as contained in the summary of the proposed 2016 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari to the National Assembly on Tuesday.
Each former President and former Head of state is entitled to N350,000 per month, while former Vice Presidents and former Chiefs of General Staff are entitled to N250,000 per month for their up-keep, according to the the Act which provides for the remuneration of former Presidents and former Vice. The former Presidents and former Heads of State are General Yakubu Gowon, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, General Ibrahim Babangida, General Abdulsalam Abubakar, General Olusegun Obasanjo, and Goodluck Jonathan. The former Vice Presidents and former Chiefs of General Staff are Dr. Alex Ekwueme, General Oladipupo Diya, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku and Alhaji Namadi Sambo.