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Reportedly, Senators Distributed N218 Million in Alleged 'Holiday' Allowance Ahead of Akpabio's Announcement

Nigeria’s 109 senators have allocated their December salaries, amounting to N109 million, to support victims of the military bombing in Tudun Biri, Igabi Local Government Area, Kaduna State. Deputy Senate President Jibrin Barau disclosed this financial commitment while extending condolences to Kaduna State Governor Senator Uba Sani at the Government House.

In the aftermath of the unintentional bombing on December 3, acknowledged by the Nigerian Army, which tragically claimed numerous civilian lives, discussions surrounding insurance for affected families have surfaced. The army clarified its target as insurgents, emphasizing the financial implications of military operations.

Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, a key figure in the country‘s finance and religious affairs, voiced a commitment to ensuring financial compensation for the victims during his address at the Silver Anniversary event in Kafanchan, Kaduna. Meanwhile, Chief of Defence Staff Gen.

Christopher Musa deemed the incident regrettable and highlighted the importance of a thorough financial investigation, a step in the direction of financial responsibility, as ordered by the president to prevent future occurrences.


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