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Lawmaker Under Fire For Giving ₦1000 Scholarship To Varsity Student

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An Adamawa lawmaker has come under fire for giving N1,000 scholarship to a tertiary institution student in his constituency.

In some trending pictures seen online, Italiya who is the Minority Whip of the Seventh Assembly in Adamawa was seen giving the paltry sum to some of his constituents studying at the Federal College of Education, Yola.

The photos were greeted with contempt as social media expressed disappointment towards the lawmaker for giving out such sum to the students.

Some questioned what such an amount of money could do for the students in these hard times.

Others called out the lawmaker to do better with his ‘Scholarship’.

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See some reactions below;

pearl_boobae wrote; ‘please what is happening here na to buy indomie chop money be that abi wetin’

lizgemstone wrote; ‘I’m sorry is there a mistake with that price written?? Tori koyemi ooo’

mrs_rukhe wrote; ‘He is even holding it to snap, what a shame’

lingeriebytemmy wrote; ‘And he get nerves to hold the money and snap’

official_moxy wrote; Are these people really shameless and clueless! Because what nonsense!!

Chukwuani Victoria is an entertainment and lifestyle journalist who's passionate about storytelling. She holds a BSC in Biology and is also a certified Radio presenter with BRMC. She likes to read, research, hang out with her friends and play scrabbles.