• How committee chair usually sabotage budgets – Jibrin reveals

    How committee chair usually sabotage budgets – Jibrin reveals

    Former Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin (APC, Kano) has revealed how Chairmen of the Committee used the office to manipulate national budget proposals.

    He said being Appropriation Committee Chairman, the power of the office can be used to fraudulently review upward or downward allocations for projects.

    Jibrin, on Thursday in response to Speaker Yakubu Dogara’s defense of lawmakers’ input on budget documents, said an Appropriation Chairman can also sabotage the budget through inadequate allocation.

    The lawmaker had […]