Charity: Speaker House Of Rep Raised Over N300 Million


Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, raised over N300 million for charity during his 50th birthday celebrations,

The donations camr from billionaires who were present at the party, from Aliko Dangote who donated N100 million to Idahosa Okunbo, who donated N50 million; Emeka Offor, N20 million; and the governors of Bauchi, Sokoto, Zamfara, Kebbi, Edo and Borno states who donated N10 million each.

Accepting the donations, the Speaker thanked the donors and assured them the monies would be spent to provide for the needs of internally displaced persons, and to fund charities.

Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, who represented President Muhammad Buhari at the event, praised the Speaker for his role in dousing the Executive/Legislative tensions.

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