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EXTRA: Senators ‘donate over 1,000 bags of rice’ to Kogi workers

EXTRA: Senators ‘donate over 1,000 bags of rice’ to Kogi workers
October 25
17:07 2017
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Some senators have reportedly donated over 1,000 bags of rice to Kogi state civil servants who have not been paid salaries in the last 10 months.

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, who disclosed this after plenary on Wednesday, said the gesture is meant to alleviate the pains of the workers.

He had earlier drawn the attention of his colleagues to the plight of the civil servants.

Calling on well-meaning Nigerians to also contribute relief materials for the workers, the senator gave the breakdown of the donation.

He listed Ike Ekweremadu as the highest donor. Below is a table of the senators who were said to have made the contribution:

Name of SenatorBags of rice donated
Ike Ekweremadu100
 Ahmed Lawan30
Senators Philip Aduda30
Tayo Alasoadura20
Obinna Ogba20
Bala Na’Allah20
 Ibrahim Gobir50
Atai Aidoko Ali and Peter Nwaoboshi70
Suleiman Adokwe10
 Ben Bruce10
Jerry Useni20
 Isa Shuaibu40
Ahmed Ogembe30
Albert Bassey20
Mustapha Bukar20
Yusuf A. Yusuf15
Baba Kaka Bashir20
 Umaru Kurfi20
 Adamu Aliero50
Danjuma Goje50
Bayero Nafada30
 Sam Anyanwu20
 Buruji Kashamu50
 Laah Danjuma15
 Rose Oko20
Fatima Raji Rasaki10
Abdullahi Ginmel20
Ali Wakili20
Ovie Omo-Agege5
Barau Jibril10
Adeola Solomon20
Rafiu Ibrahim30
Stella Oduah30
Sonni Ogbuoji 10
Shaaba Lafiaji20
Francis Alimekhena20
Matthew Urhoghide20
Biodun Olujimi20

Editor’s note: This picture was used for the purpose of illustration.

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