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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 Senator Bags of rice donated
Ike Ekweremadu 100
 Ahmed Lawan 30
Senators Philip Aduda 30
Tayo Alasoadura 20
Obinna Ogba 20
Bala Na’Allah 20
 Ibrahim Gobir 50
Atai Aidoko Ali and Peter Nwaoboshi 70
Suleiman Adokwe 10
 Ben Bruce 10
Jerry Useni 20
 Isa Shuaibu 40
Ahmed Ogembe 30
Albert Bassey 20
Mustapha Bukar 20
Yusuf A. Yusuf 15
Baba Kaka Bashir 20
 Umaru Kurfi 20
 Adamu Aliero 50
Danjuma Goje 50
Bayero Nafada 30
 Sam Anyanwu 20
 Buruji Kashamu 50
 Laah Danjuma 15
 Rose Oko 20
Fatima Raji Rasaki 10
Abdullahi Ginmel 20
Ali Wakili 20
Ovie Omo-Agege 5
Barau Jibril 10
Adeola Solomon 20
Rafiu Ibrahim 30
Stella Oduah 30
Sonni Ogbuoji  10
Shaaba Lafiaji 20
Francis Alimekhena 20
Matthew Urhoghide 20
Biodun Olujimi 20

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

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