Senators donate December salaries to victims of Kaduna bombing

All serving senators in Nigeria have donated their December salaries, amounting to N109million, to the victims of the ‘accidental’ bombing in Tudun-Biri, Igabi local government area of the Kaduna State.

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Barau Jibrin, announced this when he led a high-power delegation of the Senate members to the State, at the Kaduna Government House yesterday.

The delegation were received by the State governor, Senator Uba Sani.

Senator Barau, in a statement issued by his Special Adviser Media and Publicity, Isma’il Mudashir, said the money would be sent to the State governor for onward delivery to the victims.

Praying to Allah to grant those who lost their lives paradise, he wished the injured quick recovery.

From the Kaduna Government House, the Senate delegation comprising the Senate Leader, Senator Micheal Opayemi Bamidele; the Chief Whip, Senator Ali Ndume; Minority Leader, Sen. Abba Moro; Deputy Minority Leader, Sen. Kamorudeen Olarere; Sen. AbdulHamid Malam-Madori; Senator Aliyu Ikra Bilbis; Sen. Ibrahim Bomoi; Sen. Ibrahim Lamido; Sen. Abdulaziz Yar’Adua; Sen. Victor Umeh; Senator Muntari Ɗandutse; Senator Lawal Usman; Senator Emmanuel Udende and Senator Sani Musa went to the Barau Dikko Teaching Hospital to visit the injured.

One after the other, the lawmakers commiserated with the injured persons at the hospital and prayed for their quick recovery.

It had earlier been reported that the Nigerian Army had claimed responsibility for the bombing which happened on Sunday, December 3 where scores of civilians were killed. The Army said the bombing was targeted at insurgents but mistakenly killed the civilians.

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