Dogara raises over N300m for Charity at 50th Birthday Get together
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, raised over N300 million for charity throughout his 50th birthday celebrations, Punch studies.
Current on the celebration was billionaire Aliko Dangote who donated N1oo million.
Others on the occasion included 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 every.
Accepting the donations, the Speaker thanked the donors and guaranteed them the monies can be spent to supply for the wants of internally displaced individuals, and to fund charities.
Secretary to the Authorities of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, who represented President Muhammad Buhari on the occasion, praised the Speaker for his function in dousing the Govt/Legislative tensions.