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Four hundred and sixty-nine lawmakers who were elected on the platform of various political parties in the February 23 National Assembly elections and the subsequent supplementary election will get N4.68bn as welcome package immediately after their inauguration in June. According to investigation made by The Punch, the package is to help lawmakers to fund accommodation and furniture issues. While accommodation is paid once every year, furniture allowance is paid once in four years The Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission adds that accommodation and furniture allowances were two of the irregular entitlements of lawmakers and other political office holders. Each