• Reps’ caucuses back Dogara over budget padding scandal

    Reps’ caucuses back Dogara over budget padding scandal

    Zonal and party caucuses of the House of Representatives have declined support for any calls for the resignation of the Speaker, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, and three other principal officers over the raging budget padding scandal in the House.

    The other three are the Deputy Speaker, Mr. Yusuf Lasun; the Chief Whip, Mr. Alhassan Ado-Doguwa; and the Minority Leader, Mr. Leo Ogor.

    Former Chairman, Committee on Appropriation, Mr. Abdulmumin Jibrin, had alleged that the four requested insertions of various projects amounting to N40bn […]