Coronavirus: Senators donate 50 percent of their salary to fight pandemic

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Senators in the 9th Assembly have agreed to donate fifty per cent of their salaries as financial contributions to combat the spread and treatment of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria.

Acting Chairman Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Godiya Akwashiki revealed the decision of senators in a statement on Monday.

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He expressed that the pay cut will commence with immediate effect from this month.

Senator Akwashiki went further to express that the lawmakers were willing to sustain the gesture until ”Nigeria is declared safe from the ravages of this deadly disease.”

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