The home of every Nigeria president since 1991, Aso Villa (officially The Aso Rock Presidential Villa) is worth N400.1m as rent according to an article published Thursday. Ripples Nigeria said By 2021, total money paid as rent for Aso Rock residential quarters will exceed N400 million as questions remain on who the mystery landlord is.
How does Nigeria pay for rent in Aso Villa? Below, check out the payment, according to the report obtained by MandyNews.com in multiple blogs.
Former Head of State, and also the first occupant of Aso Rock, Ibrahim Babangida, lent his voice to criticism of the residential rent provision, asking the Nigerian government to explain who exactly are the landlords.
“I built Aso Rock and I wonder who the current Landlord is. I read a certain N22M for the payment of Aso Rock rent. Rent to who, Me or GEJ?” Babangida asked in 2016.
In 2015, N22.4 million was budgeted as a rent payment for state house, by 2016, it increased to N27.73m.
By 2017 it increases by over 123% to N77.54m.
2018, 2019 and 2020 budgets also provided 66.6 million as rent for payment.
What rent are they paying in Aso Rock?
Structures in the State House, also called the Villa, including Office and Residence of the President, Offices of the Vice President and Wife of the President, the State House Conference Center, State House Annexe and the Akinola Aguda House.