Bulus Amos, the senator representing Gombe South at the National Assembly, has appointed 118 aides in his constituency.
The senator, who revealed this through his spokesperson, Abdul Lauya, said the aides were picked from the wards in his senatorial district.
He represents Balanga, Billiri, Kaltungo, and Shongom Local Government Areas of the State.
He explained that the appointment comprises of two personal assistants from each ward and 38 special assistants.
“While the PAs are to serve as links between the lawmaker and grassroots, the SAs would represent various special interests including women, youths, students, physically challenged and the aged through the constituency office in Bambam,” the statement read.
It added that the number of aides was “part of Senator Amos’ empowerment drive aimed at reducing joblessness, youth restiveness, thuggery, and other social vices.”
Senator Bulus Amos is the deputy chairman, Senate Committee in Niger Delta.