• Budget padding: 324 members back Dogara – Rep

    Budget padding: 324 members back Dogara – Rep

    Respite appears to be coming the way of Speaker House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, as over 90% of the House, representing about 324 members, are strongly backing him amidst overwhelming allegations of budget padding, Chairman, House Committee on Public Petitions, Hon. Uzoma Nkem-Abonta, has disclosed.

    With this support, the lawmaker said, the vocal minority, representing 10%, has paled into irrelevance.

    The leadership of the House sacked Abdulmumin Jibrin as the Appropriation Committee chair over alleged budget padding, a development that angered the […]