'You no get sense' - Nigerians react after Tekno says police salaries should be increased to N250k per month
Following the dissolution of the infamous Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Nigerian singer and producer, Augustine Miles Kelechi popularly known as Tekno has encouraged the government to increase the salaries of the men and women of the police force.
In a tweet shared to more than 1.3 million followers, Techno suggested their salaries should climb to N250,000 per month.
Increase police salaries to 250k a month..
"Increase police salaries to 250k a month," he tweeted.
Mix reactions have trailed his tweet.
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Increase police salaries to 250k a month..— TEKNOOFFICIAL (@alhajitekno) October 11, 2020
It’s not even about the salary— Obianujuaku???????????????? (@EzekudeObianuju) October 11, 2020
Since #EndSARS has been compromised, this should work #SARSMUSTEND #SARSMUSTEND #SARSMUSTEND #SARSMUSTEND #SARSMUSTEND #SARSMUSTEND #SARSMUSTEND #SARSMUSTEND #SARSMUSTEND #SARSMUSTEND #SARSMUSTEND #SARSMUSTEND #SARSMUSTEND #SARSMUSTEND #SARSMUSTEND #SARSMUSTEND— Noibi Abdulrasaq (@NoibiAbdulrasa2) October 11, 2020
Ori e o pe.— Dr.G The Frontliner (@iamSwaga01) October 12, 2020
Graduates still earn 50k per month and u still want these SSCE holders to earn times 5 of that
If this happens I will join the police force without thinking once pic.twitter.com/VwpIuA5ayo— vitti ? (@itz_viTi) October 11, 2020
...they passed waec by copying answers from the board. They even find it difficult to copy correctly. I know what I'm saying because I have seen it. So, it's not about increasing salary. It's about putting the right people in the police force. Graduates! And people with good...— Stanley (@nollywhyte1) October 11, 2020
Ehh! @alhajitekno if them increase police salary to 250k for killing innocent people, that means soldiers go the kill house by house na, so that their salary can be increased too. Abeg no do o????— Dhream Chaser (@Desden_DC) October 11, 2020
If integrity and accountability are functions of how much a person’s remuneration is, nigeria would be way ahead of where we are as the lawmakers with their record breaking salaries and allowances would be working tirelessly towards the betterment of the country.— Aunty TP (@Tiger_Topido) October 12, 2020