Senators To Donate N300K Each For IDPs

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Senators of the Federal Republic of Nigeria have unanimously agreed to donate a sum
of N300,000 each towards the feeding and caring of the Internally Displaced Persons.

This is coming following the fraud that has trailed the
North East Humanitarian gestures after over 21 companies have been found guilty
of diverting food items and funds meant for the IDPs.
After constituting a 10-member ad hoc committee headed by
Sen. Shehu Sani to conduct the probe, including a public hearing on the issue,
the lawmakers have agreed to also contribute towards the cause.
The Senate alleged that there was nothing on ground to show
that the companies had made supplies to IDPs, hence the need to rise up to the
occasion.

The Senate, however, decided to contribute to immediate
intervention in the humanitarian crisis in the area with each of them
contributing N300, 000 towards an agreed donation of N31.5 million.

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