When we talk about the presidents’ vehicles, we’re talking about the luxury ones.
No, this notion should be dispelled from our mindset. We probably all know Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte love riding his bike to the office, and now Naijauto.com would like to present you the world’s poorest president who day by day sticks to his Volkswagen Beetle 1987.
Throughout 5 years in office, Mujica stays loyal to the Volkswagen Beetle through his monthly salary is rated at $11,000 (~N4m)
Jose Mujica is a former president serving Uruguay government in his spell from 2010 to 2015. He gained the name The poorest president for all he gets hold of is only the Volkswagen Beetle 1987 and truly he gets nothing else. Even the farm, the whole family’s means to earn a living, belongs to his wife on paper.
Video: World's 'poorest president' Uruguay's Jose Mujica & his $1m VW
Throughout 5 years in office, Mujica stays loyal to the Volkswagen Beetle through his monthly salary is rated at $11,000 (~N4m).
The reason behind it is the former president donated 20% of it to his political movement.
After ending his term in office, Mujica returned to his normal life, residing in the farm and giving 90% of his salary to promote progressive social policies of the country.
The Volkswagen Beetle 1987 might earn him a great fortune if he accepted one of the various offers. It was once offered $1m (~N360m).
The President has once been offered $1million for his old Volkswagen Beetle
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