All the 109 senators of the Federal Republic of Nigeria have donated their one month salaries, amounting to N109m to the victims of drone mishap in Tudun Biri, Igabi Local Government Area (LGA) of the Kaduna state.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Barau Jibrin, announced this at the Kaduna Government House when he led a high-powered delegation of the Senate to the state on Sunday.
The Senators were received by the state governor, Senator Uba Sani.
Senator Barau, in a statement by his Special Adviser Media and Publicity, Ismail Mudashir, said the money would be sent to the state governor for onward delivery to the victims.
The governor thanked the senators for their donation.
The Senate delegation comprising the Senate leader, Senator Micheal Opayemi Bamidele; the Chief Whip, Senator Ali Ndume; Minority Leader, Senator Abba Moro; Deputy Minority Leader, Senator Kamorudeen Olarere; Senator Abdulhamid Malam-Madori; Senator Aliyu Ikra Bilbis; Senator Ibrahim Bomoi; Senator Ibrahim Lamido; Senator Abdulaziz Yar’Adua; Senator Victor Umeh; Senator Muntari Dandutse; Senator Lawal Usman; and Senator Emmanuel Udende, were also at the Barau Dikko Hospital to visit the victims.