Coronavirus: House of Reps Donate Salaries to combat pandemic

The 360 members of the House of Representatives have resolved to donate their two months salary to the fight against the #COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria, the Speaker, of the house, Femi Gbajabiamila announced. 

The March and April two-month salary donation, the Speaker said, will be independent of the contributions by individual lawmakers to alleviate the hardship that their constituents face at this time of national emergency.

In a video message to Nigerians as part of the response to the #COVID-19 pandemic, the Speaker said: "We have in the House of Representatives jointly committed to contributing 100% of our salaries for the next two months to the fight against #COVID-19 in Nigeria."

Our contribution will support provisions for the welfare of frontline medical professionals and health workers, and other interventions to provide for the wellbeing of all Nigerians through these trying times.


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