Senators Deny Receiving Palliatives From Federal Govt.
Sen. Iya Abbas, representing Adamawa Central Senatorial District, has denied the rumour that the Federal Government donated foodstuffs and cash as palliatives to senators for onward distribution to their constituents.
He debunked the rumour, peddled in the social media, that the lawmakers were expected to distribute the palliatives to their constituents.
The lawmaker disclosed this during an interview in Yola on Monday. According to him, the foodstuffs and cash gifts he distributed during the last Christmas and the New Year festivities were bought with his money.
“As I speak to you, nobody gave me money or rice to share as palliatives to our constituents, stressing it was a concocted fabrication aimed at tarnishing our image. Oil Spill: Supreme Court Upholds Shell Appeal
“If it is true let the contractor bring the invoice for each Senator,” he said. He added that the information is baseless hence the need for those spreading the news to come forward with the evidence proving what they are claiming. #Senators Deny Receiving Palliatives From Federal Govt.