5 African presidents who slashed their salaries for the good of their people

Bridget Boakye Jan 30, 2018 at 10:14am

January 30, 2018 at 10:14 am | News

Bridget Boakye

Bridget Boakye | Contributor

January 30, 2018 at 10:14 am | News

Muhammadu Buhari

Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari, took a 50% pay cut when he assumed office in 2015.

The former military ruler is known to be especially austere, having little personal wealth. The presidential salary in Nigeria is about $70,000, including allowances.

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